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NEWS: 5 Guys are back for Moe

By PAUL COUCH Underbelly Productions have today [21 June 20127] announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters’ Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Edward Baruwa will play Nomax and the ‘Moes’ will be played by ...

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NEWS: Tour of play featuring Hollywood legends postponed

By PAUL COUCH The UK tour of a play about the enduring power of love through the generations which was set to reunite two noted Hollywood movie legends has been postponed. Love Letters, which features former Love Story co-stars Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw, was due to tour the UK from September to December 2017. The show’s producer David Ian ...

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NEWS: Ditto Theatre Company win Beyond The Fringe Award

The Reviews Hub were delighted to announce Ditto Theatre Company as winners of our inaugural Beyond The Fringe Award at Brighton Fringe’s annual award ceremony last night [4 June 2017] for their production of Ingo’s War at The Warren, Brighton. The awards invited applications from companies premiering work at Brighton Fringe 2017 who had ambitions to tour that work nationally. ...

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NEWS: HighTide add London to festival rosta

Following ten years based in Suffolk, Steven Atkinson, Artistic Director of HighTide Theatre has announced a second festival, transferring productions to Walthamstow in East London following their run in Aldeburgh. The Suffolk festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016 will transfer the productions from Aldeburgh to a brand new temporary theatre space ‘The Mix’ in Walthamstow for 12 days ...

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NEWS: Norwich Venues unite to raise funds for Manchester

Following the tragic attack earlier this week at The Manchester Arena, organisations and performance venues across Norwich plus Norwich Cathedral are joining forces to help support the families of the terrorist attack in Manchester. From this afternoon, bucket collections at venues across the city will be held around performances, events and services with every penny going to the We Love ...

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NEWS: Brighton Fringe reaches record-breaking 1,000 events

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England's largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe, has just grown bigger than ever as organisers announce that a record-breaking 1,000 events will be hosted during the four weeks of the festival. The festival, which opens later this week, saw 970 events announced when the programme was launched in March, but further additions to the schedule has seen the total now reaching ...

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NEWS: Dutch Season of 14 UK Premieres for Brighton Fringe

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Brighton Fringe-goers will be saying Welkom! this May, as a season of 14 UK premieres from The Netherlands are announced for this year's festival. Organisers are giving UK audience the chance to view some of the most exciting and challenging work to come out of The Netherlands over the past five years. Shows include Macho Macho, winner of the Dioraphte Best ...

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NEWS: Elaine C. Smith comes home to Glasgow’s King’s Theatre pantomime

By FRASER MACDONALD First Lady of Scottish pantomime Elaine C. Smith returns to the King’s Theatre in Glasgow this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty. Smith, a firm panto favourite, returns to the King’s stage for the first time since 2004 where she played the title role in Mother Goose. Her first appearance at the King’s pantomime was in 1996 ...

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