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Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde (based on the movie of the same name) tells the story of Elle Woods, a party girl who decides to go to Harvard Law School to convince her ex-boyfriend that she can be serious.This wonderful production is quite clearly a labour of love for everyone involved... 

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Winter Solstice
Winter Solstice

If theatre is home to lies that impart truths, then this Actors Touring Company’s production of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s Winter Solstice (translated by David Tushingham) makes no attempt to suspend our disbelief; the cast of six are dressed casually and, for the most part, sit around a group of tables on an “undressed” stage, covered with the detritus of paper cups, bottles of water, nibbles and scrap paper typical of any theatrical or television read-through... 

Showtime from the Frontline
Showtime from the Frontline

Most stand-up comedy these days is based on the lives of the people standing behind the microphone, albeit reshaped to varying degrees to ensure their material matches the “rule of three” defining all the best jokes in the world – essentially a beginning, a middle and the wrong ending... 

Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Rita, Sue and Bob Too

It’s 36 years since Andrea Dunbar’s breakthrough play announced the all-too-brief flowering of a new writing talent – “a genius straight from the slums,” as the Mail on Sunday snobbishly described her... 

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RSC Announces Six New Dates for the UK & Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical

RSC Announces Six New Dates for the UK & Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that the UK and Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical will extend into 2019, touring to six more cities and accompanied by a specially devised education programme, Change My Story, for schools. 

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On the Mic podcast: 10 Minutes with Andy Hamilton
On the Mic podcast: 10 Minutes with Andy Hamilton

Award winning comedian and comedy writer, Andy Hamilton, is on the road with his sell-out show, Change Management... 

On the Mic podcast: Josie Long On Tour
On the Mic podcast: Josie Long On Tour

Following the international sell-out success of her previous show, 'Cara Josephine', the star of BBC Radio 4’s 'Romance and Adventure', 'All of the Planet’s Wonders' and presenter of 'Short Cuts' tours her eighth solo stand-up show, 'Something Better'... 

On the Mic podcast: Susan Calman on Brexit, Trump and Kids TV
On the Mic podcast: Susan Calman on Brexit, Trump and Kids TV

Having worked on Death Row and at the United Nations in Geneva as a former corporate lawyer, Susan decided to give up her promising career to become a comedian... 

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Empty Room

Empty Room

Empty Room is a one-woman show which explores how music - listening to it, writing it, performing it - can grant us the freedom to reveal what is in our depths. Delving into the interconnected lives of a heroin-addict saxophonist, a jazz singer battling with depression, and a child dealing with the loss of a parent, the importance of music in times of struggle is celebrated... 

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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet

Enemies. Balconies. Kissing. Sausage rolls?! Shakespeare's iconic tale has been ‘Rubbished’ in this tour of the North-West! With a national reputation from their schools tours and work with the RSC, this all-male, all-silly troupe present Shakespeare's most hilarious tragedy ever... 

Moon Quest
Moon Quest

Moon Quest is in the tradition of classic 60’s and 70’s sci-fi fantasies, including Barbarella, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, Star Wars, Star Crash (if you’ve never seen this film, you really should check it out) and even Hammer Film’s venture into sci fi, Moon Zero Two... 

The Love Calculator
The Love Calculator

If proximity x tolerance over time = relationship then surely there’s a formula for true love? Join Rosa as she uses playground maths and poetry to explore her misadventures in multiplication (and inevitable division) as she tries to find and carry The One...