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NEWS: ETT announces Spring 2017 season

English Touring Theatre has announced its Spring 2017 season, which features the world première of Silver Lining, a new comedy written by comedienne and presenter Sandi Toksvig, and a tour of the critically acclaimed Olivier Award winning Shakespeare’s Globe production of Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role. It is the final season under the stewardship of Director ...

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NEWS: RSC & ETT collaborate on A Mad World My Masters tour

English Touring Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced their first collaboration, a national tour of Thomas Middleton’s A Mad World My Masters. Sean Foley’s RSC production played at the Swan Theatre during 2013 and this revival will première at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in February before touring to Blackpool, Brighton, Malvern, Truro, Darlington and Cambridge, followed by a ...

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NEWS: The History Boys Named Nations Favourite Play

After three months of voting, English Touring Theatre announced today that Alan Bennett’s The History Boys has been voted the Nation’s Favourite Play English Touring Theatre asked theatre fans to vote for their favourite English language play to establish what the nation most wants to see. Some of the favourites will be presented in 2014 to celebrate English Touring Theatre’s ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with… ETT Director Rachel Tackley

English Touring Theatre was founded in 1993 to create outstanding theatre and tour it to the widest possible audience.In 2008 Rachel Tackley took over the directorship of the company, making ETT the first large scale subsidised touring company to be producer-led.Under Tackley’s leadership the scope of ETT’s work widened to include adaptations of classic novels (Great Expectations, Grapes of Wrath), ...

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NEWS: English Touring Theatre celebrates 21st Birthday with first 2014 season announcements

In 2014 English Touring Theatre, the country’s leading touring company, turns 21. Today the company announced the first part of its exciting touring commitments to celebrate its birthday year. The company unveiled touring and casting details for Howard Brenton’s Eternal Love (formerly entitled In Extremis) alongside full touring details for Brian Friel’s Translations and Noel Coward’s Tonight at 8.30, the ...

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NEWS: The Public Reviews supports the My Theatre Matters! campaign

At a time when many local councils are making tough decisions about how to balance their budgets, our theatres are coming under increased pressure. The Public Reviews is delighted to support the new My Theatre Matters! campaign. Launched today by The Stage, Equity and The Theatrical Management Association, the campaign is asking for theatre lovers to sign up and let ...

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