Darlington Civic Theatre seat plaque

PLAQUE TO THE FUTURE Hundreds of theatre lovers are to be reunited with personalised plaques after more than 25 years of supporting Darlington Civic Theatre. In 1990/91 Darlington Civic Theatre introduced a ‘sponsor a seat’ programme where patrons could name a seat to show their support for the theatre and have a personalised plaque attached […]

Julia Donaldson’s ‘The Scarecrows’ Wedding’ arrives in the West End

Scamp Theatre presents THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler MAKING WEST END DEBUT AT LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE FROM SATURDAY 9 JULY TO SUNDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2016 Scamp Theatre are proud to present their latest production, a truly heart-warming adaptation of The Scarecrows’ Wedding, based on the book by […]


FORCED ENTERTAINMENT TO BE AWARDED INTERNATIONAL IBSEN AWARD SHEFFIELD BASED THEATRE COMPANY WILL BE FIRST EVER UK GROUP TO RECEIVE WORLD’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS THEATRE AWARD Sheffield based theatre company Forced Entertainment are to become the first ever UK based recipients of one of theatre’s most prestigious awards it was today announced. The International Ibsen Award, […]

Anna Karenina Review

The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre 17 March – 2 April.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick I must admit that I have never made it all the way through Anna Karenina, on page or screen. I know the plot, and I know that it is a brilliantly written novel, but I just don’t want to read about […]

Darlington Civic Theatre – Dial ‘M’ For Murder

IT’S MURDER AT THE CIVIC Talking Scarlet presents Frederick Knott’s classic thriller Dial ‘M’ For Murder at Darlington Civic Theatre from Tuesday 29 March to Saturday 2 April. Tony, a former professional tennis player, has grown accustomed to the lavish lifestyle made possible by his heiress wife, Margot. Convinced Margot is having an affair, Tony, […]

New play aimed at children by Leeds theatre company tutti frutti to explore Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)- WiLd! by Evan Placey – Opening at The Carriageworks Leeds on 30th April then touring till 9 July

New children’s play to explore Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Following on from their acclaimed 2014 production of Monday’s Child which explored Alzheimer’s disease, the much-admired Leeds theatre company tutti frutti are set to premiere WILd!, a new play written by award-winning writer Evan Placey (Girls Like That, Unicorn Theatre), that unravels the story of a boy with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder […]

New translation of classic Moliere comedy in French and English at the Drayton Arms in June 2016

THE DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF June 21st – July 13th 2016, Drayton Arms Theatre Critically acclaimed French theatre company Exchange Theatre return to the Drayton Arms this summer with a new adaptation of Moliere’s rarely-performed French farce The Doctor In Spite of Himself, playing in both English and French as part of the Bastille […]