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NEWS: Applications open for Pulse Festival Ipswich 2015

Applications have opened for the 15th annual PULSE Festival in Ipswich. Hosted by The New Wolsey Theatre and directed by China Plate, PULSE Festival Ipswich is a 10 day festival that focuses on new and innovative approached to theatre and performance. Applications are now open for finished pieces, The Suitcase Prize and Scratch performances. The festivalwill take placefromThursday 28 May ...

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NEWS: Curve, Leicester’s Hairspray gets all new 2015/16 UK Tour

A revival of this year's production of Hairspray produced by Leicester Curve will embark on a major UK tour in 2015/16. This big, bold and beautiful musical comedy will begin its UK tour opening at Leicester’s Curve theatre on 9 September 2015 and will then tour to 29 venues across the UK, including a Christmas residency at Birmingham Alexandra Theatre ...

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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre launches 2015 season

The 2014 summer season may have barely finished but today Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced details of their 2015 season. Opening the season will be the staging of J.M. Barrie’s orginal stage play of Peter Pan, directed by the venues' Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. Next will be a production of The Seagulldirected by Matthew Dunster, who directed A ...

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NEWS: Jason Manford heads The Producers UK Tour cast

Producers have today announced that Jason Manford will star in a new UK tour of The Producers for 2015. The tour opens at the Churchill Theatre Bromley in March before visiting locations including Manchester, Edinburgh, Southend, Brighton, Birmingham and Bristol. Manford, although best known for his comedy is no stranger to the musical stage having appeared in Sweeney Todd alongside ...

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NEWS: Linda Gray swaps Dallas for Wimbledon

Star of Dallas Linda Gray will be swapping Texas for Wimbledon this Christmas after producers today announced that she will be making her panto debut at the New Wimbledon theatre in Cinderella. Gray is best known for playing Sue Ellen Ewing in the TV classic Dallas but is no stranger to the London stage having played Mrs Robinson in the ...

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NEWS: Potted Sherlock sleuths out West End’s Vaudeville Theatre

Following on from their hit shows Potted Potter and Potted Panto, Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner will return to London’s Vaudeville Theatre in December for the London premiere of their new show Potted Sherlock. Potted Sherlock is the duo’s greatest challenge yet, condensing the entire works of the famous detective into just eighty minutes. When you consider the detective appeared ...

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NEWS: Mrs Henderson Presents musical to première in Bath

After much speculation, producers have today confirmed the world première of the new musical adaptation of Mrs Henderson Presents will open at the Theatre Royal Bath in 2015 ahead of a West End run. Based on the film starring Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins, the new musical will feature a book by Terry Johnson, lyrics by Don Black and Music ...

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NEWS: Alexandra Burke Leads Bodyguard UK Tour Cast

Producers have today announced that Alexandra Burke will star in the leading rôle of Rachel Marron in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Thea Sharrock’s hit musicalThe Bodyguard. The tour opens at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on12 February 2015. Burke had already played the rôle in the West End and is thrilled to be taking part in the tour ...

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