Nina – A story about me and Nina Simone Review

The Lowry, Salford Quays – until Saturday 3rd February (excl Thursday 1st February).  Reviewed by Julie Noller  5***** My Parents were teenagers during the 60’s, I was a mere future thought, what I know of Nina Simone comes through stories and listening to the radio. What I have learned tonight is far more powerful. I’d […]

Menier Chocolate Factory: SAMUEL BARNETT AND DECLAN BENNETT JOIN KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

SAMUEL BARNETT AND DECLAN BENNETT JOIN KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN   Manuel Puig’s KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN In a new adaptation by José Rivera and Allan Baker Director: Laurie Sansom; Designer: Jon Bausor; Lighting Designer: Paul Anderson Sound Designer: Philip Pinsky; Projection Design: Andrzej Goulding 8 March – 5 May The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, today announces […]

COMEDY MASTERPIECE REVIVED AFTER 20 YEARS WITH AN ALL-STAR CAST

COMEDY MASTERPIECE REVIVED AFTER 20 YEARS WITH AN ALL-STAR CAST   Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson will star in a tour de force revival of the Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART at Newcastle Theatre Royal, Mon 5 – Sat 10 March 2018.   One of the most successful comedies ever and winner of every […]

Interactive show about technology addiction on UK tour in Spring 2018

I’d Be Lost Without It February 23rd – March 16th, UK Tour Renowned theatre company Wet Picnic present their new production I’d Be Lost Without It. Created with funding from Wellcome Trust, and working with a researcher into technology addictions, the company create an experience that uses binaural headphones, and immersive, movement-led theatre to examine […]

Full cast announced for the first UK tour of This House.

Full cast announced for the first UK tour of This House This House Tue 24 April – Sat 28 April From real life to the stage: Former Stockton South parliamentary candidate, James Gaddass, takes on the role of Walter Harrison in political theatre piece This House coming to The Lowry Tue 24 – Sat 28 April. Gaddas will […]

LITERARY MEGASTARS BOUND FOR BIGGEST BOOKSHOW ON EARTH IN NEWCASTLE

The great and glittering from the literary world will descend on Newcastle Theatre Royal for one day only on Saturday 3 March for The Biggest Bookshow on Earth, an exciting new event to celebrate World Book Day 2018.   World Book Day marks the world’s biggest celebration of reading, where the UK and Ireland’s entire book […]

Lisa Burger appointed new Chair of Lyric Hammersmith Board

Lisa Burger appointed Chair of theLyric Hammersmith Board The Lyric Hammersmith today announces that Lisa Burger, Executive Director at the National Theatre, will succeed Sir William Atkinson as Chair of its Board. Lisa will take over from Sir William Atkinson on 30 January 2018. Lisa Burger will work closely with Lyric’s Artistic Director Sean Holmes […]

Springtime Treats For All The Family At Storyhouse

NEW SEASON BRINGS PROGRAMME OF DINO-MITE SHOWS FOR KIDS THIS SPRING Family entertainment at Storyhouse   Storyhouse has revealed its exciting programme of children’s shows for the new Spring Season 2018 – promising plenty of fun for all the family at the Chester theatre. With four fantastic shows, written and produced specifically for children, there’s no excuse for youngsters to be bored […]