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NEWS: Liverpool’s Unity Theatre awarded £435,000 redevelopment grant.

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Liverpool’s Unity theatre has today announced it has been granted nearly half a million pounds from the Arts Council to help the Hope Place venue in its plans to redevelop the much loved venue. The Unity has be awarded £435,000, which was the full amount the venue had applied for, which will see the building -a former synagogue - transformed ...

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NEWS: Brighton Fringe announces 2016 bursary winners

Brighton Fringe Logo

Brighton Fringe organisers have announced the winners of their 2016 bursaries to support companies appearing at England's largest arts festival. 20 shows and events have won bursaries to appear at this year’s Brighton Fringe, including an acclaimed South African performer, an award-winning play about homophobia, a hip-hop exhibition, and a biting comedy about office life. South African performer James Cairns, ...

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NEWS: Casting announced for Mercury Theatre Clybourne Park

Colchester’s Mercury Theatre have released details of the casting for the regional UK premiere of Clybourne Park. The cast for this new production of Bruce Noris's Award-winning play will include Ben Deery, Dan Gaisford, Rebecca Manley, Rebecca Oldfield, Gloria Onitiri, Wole Sawyerr, William Troughton and Mark Womack. The production opens in Colchester before touring to Richmond, Guildford, Cambridge, Oxford, and ...

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NEWS: War Horse tour smashes Marlowe Theatre box office record

Although it may be galloping towards its final run at the New London Theatre, War Horse shows no signs of slowing down, with the opening date on its 2017 UK tour breaking box office records at The Marlowe Theatre canterbury yesterday [8th February].   The National Theatre’s acclaimed production went on sale to the public yesterday at the Kent venue ...

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NEWS: Landmark 50th for London’s Roundhouse

Half a century since first opening, London’s Roundhouse arts centre, Camden, has announced plans for a major anniversary year. The building, one of the most iconic performance spaces in the world and a state-of-the-art creative centre for young people, will mark three major anniversaries in 2016. In recognition, the venue has announced its intention to add to the physical footprint ...

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NEWS: Joan Collins announces 12 date UK tour

Dame Joan Collins

The UK’s favorite British diva, Joan Collins, has announced details of a 12 date UK tour of her brand new one-woman show, Joan Collins Unscripted. Dame Joan is one of the UK's most recognisable performers, having appeared in more than 118 feature films and TV shows, including creating the role of Alexis Carrington on Dynasty. She is also a prolific ...

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NEWS: Disney on Ice to celebrate Silver Anniversary with new UK Tour.

Minnie, Goofy, Daisy, Donald and Mickey Mouse ready to celebrate 25 years of Disney on Ice

Disney fans across the UK can celebrate once again as Mickey and Minnie Mouse put on their skating boots and whisk audiences away to four of the most iconic Disney Worlds in their Silver Anniversary Celebration which will open at Liverpool’s Echo Arena in March. Mickey and Minnie will be joined by Goofy, Donald and Daisy Duck as they embark ...

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NEWS: Stiles and Drewe launch new musical mentorship award

A new annual award to support and develop new musical theatre writing is being offered by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have announced today [8 February 2016] that they are to offer an annual award to help support and develop new musical theatre writing in the UK. For its first three years, the award will be fully funded by ...

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