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Budding young playwright sees first play performed

Budding young playwright sees first play performed

A drama student at Altrincham Creative Theatre School in South Manchester has penned his first play, ‘Wine on the Rug’, aged just 17, and is soon to see it performed by the award-winning theatre group.

Where to go and what to do in Colchester

Where to go and what to do in Colchester

There's hardly a shortage of British towns and cities with an abundance of beautiful historical attractions to recommend them, but the town of Colchester in Essex is very much in the cream of the crop

Cinders returns to Cadbury House

Cinders returns to Cadbury House

One of the most popular events of the year will be making a welcome return to Congresbury when DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House hosts its annual Pantomime.

Cats returns to London in time for Santa Claws

Cats returns to London in time for Santa Claws

Andrew Lloyd Weber’s award winning musical Cats will return to London for a limited time this December. The smash hit production, which has been seen by over 50 million people worldwide, has been enchanting audiences for over three decades with its incredible choreography, beautiful sets and stunning costumes.

The Varsity Hotel launches Cambridge’s first rooftop theatre

The Varsity Hotel launches Cambridge’s first rooftop theatre

This August, The Varsity Hotel & Spa in Cambridge will host a summer season of open air Shakespeare atop its stunning rooftop garden.

Jersey Boys popular with South West theatre-goers

Jersey Boys popular with South West theatre-goers

The highly-anticipated cinema release of smash hit musical Jersey Boys has led to a boost in bookings for the West End show according to South West travel providers Bakers Dolphin.

The Savoy and exclusive access to The Royal Opera House

The Savoy and exclusive access to The Royal Opera House

The Savoy and the Royal Opera House have both played host to stars of stage and screen since the last century. Historically, legendary performers such as Nellie Melba and Maria Callas have chosen The Savoy as their home from home while gracing the stage of the Royal Opera House.

NYC & Company announces two-for-one theatre tickets during Broadway Week

NYC & Company announces two-for-one theatre tickets during Broadway Week

Broadway Week returns to New York City this autumn, offering theatregoers two-for-one tickets to 19 popular Broadway shows.

London principal cast announced for Dirty Dancing

London principal cast announced for Dirty Dancing

The producers of the worldwide phenomenon Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage have announced details of the principal cast, who will take to the stage in the West End return of this record-breaking smash hit show from Saturday 13 July at London’s Piccadilly Theatre.

Dirty Dancing to make triumphant return to West End

Dirty Dancing to make triumphant return to West End

Karl Sydow & Amber Jacobsen, the producers of the global phenomenon Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage, have announced that the record-breaking hit show will return to London’s West End this summer, opening at the Piccadilly Theatre on Saturday 13 July 2013.

Anglo Pacific takes one-man Macbeth from Glasgow to Broadway

Anglo Pacific takes one-man Macbeth from Glasgow to Broadway

A container-load of Shakespearian paraphernalia touched down in New York this month having made the long journey from the National Theatre of Scotland in Glasgow. Shipped by specialist theatrical movers Anglo Pacific, the stage is now set for a 73-date run at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre from 7 April.

Spice up your life with a weekend theatre trip

Excitement and anticipation has been rising around the new West End musical Viva Forever, and now South West fans will have the chance to Spice up their lives too!

For the Love of Mrs Brown comes to town

For the Love of Mrs Brown comes to town

BAFTA Award Winning Mrs Brown's Boys are back for their biggest arena tour to date and are coming to the LG Arena with their new show 'For The Love Of Mrs Brown'.

The Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker broadcast live into cinemas

The Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker broadcast live into cinemas

The Royal Ballet's production of The Nutcracker will be broadcast live into cinemas worldwide for one night only on Thursday 13 December.

Eat, drink and go to the theatre

Eat, drink and go to the theatre

With The Lion King already in residence at The Bristol Hippodrome and the Bristol Old Vic autumn season just about to launch following the theatre's extensive refurbishment, The Bristol Hotel has created a couple of pre-theatre dining offers to entice audiences to stop off en route to the two venues, which are less than a five-minute walk away.