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Wiltshire Creative Reveals Spring 2024 Programme Featuring New Plays by Chris Chibnall and Sir Alan Ayckbourn

Wiltshire Creative has announced their Spring 2024 programme. Building on their recent in-house productions at Salisbury Playhouse, which include The Girl on the Train and Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, Wiltshire Creative's programme for next spring includes three new in-house productions.  

The Unicorn Unveils Two More Productions From April To August As Part Of Upcoming Season

The Unicorn Theatre has announced two more productions from April to August as part of the theatre's upcomign season. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!

The National Theatre's Learning Activity is Now in Every Local Authority in the UK

The National Theatre’s Learning activity is now present in every local authority across the UK through its in-person and digital programmes. The NT’s active engagement with schools, teachers and young people is a key part of its mission to support the next generation of theatre makers and creators across the UK. The NT aims to inspire creativity, fire imaginations and boost skills for the future workforce of the sector and to build a more creative nation. 

Full cast set for OTHELLO at Riverside Studios

Trish Wadley Productions has announced full casting for a new version of Shakespeare’s Othello which features Iago played collectively by three actors.

GHOST, OTHELLO, and More Set For Shakespeare's Globe's Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 10th Anniversary Season

Marking a decade since the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse opened, Shakespeare’s Globe is thrilled to announce the 10th Anniversary Season, running from November 2023 to April 2024.

The Unicorn Theatre Appoints Rachel Bagshaw as Artistic Director

The Unicorn Theatre has announced the appointment of Rachel Bagshaw as the theatre's new Artistic Director. Rachel will take up the position in September, taking over from Justin Audibert, who steps down as Artistic Director this summer.

The National Campaign for the Arts and Public Campaign for the Arts Join Forces

The National Campaign for the Arts and the Public Campaign for the Arts have joined forces to create one organisation, Campaign for the Arts, with a combined supporter-base of over a quarter of a million people.

Lin-Manuel Miranda To Return For HIS DARK MATERIALS Season 3 On HBO

HBO has confirmed that award-winning composer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda will return for the third season of the fantasy drama.

Full Cast Announced For World Première Of Christopher Isherwood's A SINGLE MAN at Park Theatre

Troupe, in association with Park Theatre, today announce the full cast for the world première of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man, in a new adaptation from Simon Reade with direction by Philip Wilson.

Troupe Announces The World Première of a New Adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A SINGLE MAN at Park Theatre

Troupe today announces the world première of a new adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man by Simon Reade. Directed by Philip Wilson, the production opens in Park200 at Park Theatre on 21 October, with previews from 19 October, and runs until 26 November.

NT Live Screenings Return To Hammer Theatre, Kicking Off With THE BOOK OF DUST

Hammer Theatre Center announces the return of National Theatre Live (NT Live), kicking off the series with Philip Pullman's wildly compelling The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage, directed by Nicholas Hytnerand. This hit stage production, which was filmed in front of a live audience at London's Bridge Theatre, gives local patrons a chance to experience this West End juggernaut without leaving the Bay Area.

The King's Head Theatre Celebrates 50 Years In February 2022

In February 2022, The Kings Head Theatre will present 'Barstools to Broadway', a celebration to mark the successes of the world-renowned pub theatre's first 50 years, and it looks forward to the next 50 years in a new purpose built 220 seat Islington theatre due to open in late 2022. 


Fine theatrical effects, but thus adaptation of Lyra Belacqua's first year of life never escapes the confines imposed by the origin story genre's structure

Photos: First Look at THE BOOK OF DUST at The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner’s production of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage continues at The Bridge Theatre to 26 February 2022. 

THE SOUTHBURY CHILD Will Be Performed at the Bridge Theatre Next Summer

Three-time Olivier award-winning Alex Jennings will lead the cast in the world premiere of The Southbury Child, the new play by BAFTA winner Stephen Beresford.  Directed by Nicholas Hytner, the production will play at the Bridge Theatre next summer following an opening run at Chichester Festival Theatre.

National Theatre Live Relaunches With New Programme Of Four Productions In Cinemas Worldwide

The National Theatre today announces the return of National Theatre Live with a new programme of four productions to be broadcast to audiences worldwide in cinemas, starting in the UK and Ireland in January, and with tickets now on sale.

Ralph Fiennes Will Lead the Cast of STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY at the Bridge Theatre

Straight Line Crazy reunites Fiennes, Hare and Hytner who previously collaborated on Beat the Devil at The Bridge in Autumn 2020.  Further casting will be announced at a later date as well as further members of the production team.  Priority booking for Straight Line Crazy opens today at 10am, with public booking opening at 10am on 12 October 2021.

The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021

As theatre comes roaring back, this autumn and winter see plenty of exciting new productions, including big West End musicals and intriguing plays. Here are the shows that we’re most looking forward to seeing.

THE BOOK OF DUST - LA BELLE SAUVAGE Will Be Performed at The Bridge Beginning in December

Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.

HIS DARK MATERIALS Begins Production On Third And Final Season

Season three will see “Will” (Amir Wilson), the bearer of The Subtle Knife, and “Lyra” (Dafne Keen), the prophesied child, travel through multiple worlds to find and protect each other.

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