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NEWS: Jenny Roberts appointed as Rifco Executive Director

Jenny Roberts

Fresh from touring the critically acclaimed Laila - the Musical, Rifco has announced that Jenny Roberts will join the company as Executive Director on 13 June 2016. Rifco creates accessible and high-quality theatre which reflects and celebrates the contemporary British Asian experience and are about to embark on a brand new programme of work for the next three years. Roberts ...

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NEWS: 18 – 25s get ticket lottery for new Judy Garland play

A new Ticket lottery, aimed solely at 18-25 year olds, is launched today [9 June 2016]. The Through the Mill Ticket Lottery will enable young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 a chance to win two top price seats for each performance of Through the Mill,Ray Rackham’s play charting the life and career of actress and singer Judy ...

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NEWS: UK set for chilling summer as The Woman in Black tours

By PAUL COUCH One of the West End’s most successful stage shows, The Woman In Black, celebrated its 27th anniversary this week. Stephen Mallatratt’s creepy adaptation of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel has terrified over 7 million theatregoers since it first opened. Now producer P W Productions has announced that The Woman in Black is to embark on a major tour ...

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BRIGHTON ROCKS: Our Brighton Fringe Picks – 4 – 5 June

So we're at the end of Brighton Fringe 2016 and what an exciting and exhausting time it's been! With just two more days left, here's our tips for five of the best still to see.   Something Rotten Hamlet’s Uncle Claudius: incestuous, fratricidal regicide or rightful ruler unafraid of tough decisions? Robert Cohen takes you backstage at Elsinore, reassessing Shakespeare ...

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EXHIBITION: Happy Birthday, Miss Monroe

By MARYAM PHILPOTT Had she lived, Marilyn Monroe would have been 90 on the 1st June – making her a few weeks younger than the Queen incidentally - and to celebrate this auspicious anniversary ONGallery is hosting a month-long exhibition of prints and photographs by some of the 20th Century’s most notable artists. The title of this exhibition appropriately references ...

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FEATURE: Close run thing for Pulse 2016 Suitcase Day winner

By PAUL COUCH It’s a fantastic idea – an arena to try embryonic work in a safe environment in front of an audience. The premise is that you get 20 minutes to try out new work – some barely started, some almost complete. If the panel of judges feel that the work has potential to be developed further, they can ...

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BRIGHTON ROCKS: Our Brighton Fringe Picks – Bank Holiday Weekend

Time flies when you're having fun, and we're already entering the fourth week of Brighton Fringe. Over 2000 performances have already taken place, but that's just the tip of the iceberg with plenty of goodies still to come. It's a long Bank Holiday weekend, so you've even more opportunities to catch a show at Brighton Fringe. With so much happening, ...

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FEATURE: Bahrain Art Across Borders – V&A, Gallery 8

Art and Culture form the cornerstone of any country’s identity and heritage. It also plays a key role in driving forward economic activity, especially as it is one of the primary gateways for anyone who deals with a country. It not only plays a key role in encouraging tourism, but also assists in enhancing a country’s visibility and reach to ...

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