Fat Git Theatre and Corrine Salisbury at Finborough Theatre
Philip's Top 5
Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.
The Alternative Top 5
Theatre Royal Bath Productions at Theatre Royal Bath
Tamasha and The Belgrade Theatre at Curve Theatre, Leicester
Young Vic Theatre
Above the Stag Theatre
Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park London
Evcol Entertainment / The Okai Collier Company at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre
New Vic Theatre Company at New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Manchester Shakespeare Company at Three Minute Theatre
Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory and Tobacco Factory Theatres at Salisbury Playhouse
National Theatre of Scotland at Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
Ilbijerri Theatre and Belvoir at Purcell Room, Southbank Centre
Chichester Festival Theatre at Minerva Theatre, Chichester
Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company at Sadler's Wells
OperaUpClose at Tricycle Theatre
David Hutchinson and Philip Rowntree for Sell A Door Theatre Company at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
While You Wait
BTG has partnered with Fuel Theatre on a series of podcasts called While You Wait.
- Waiting... Now by Paul Clark in collaboration with Bill Brewer
- Waiting... to be born by Lewis Gibson in collaboration with Debra Bick and Sarah Beake
- Waiting... in a hairdressers by Malika Booker in collaboration with Emily Butterworth
- Waiting... to come home by Caroline Horton in collaboration with Jennifer Wild
- Waiting... for a Cancer Diagnosis by Brian Lobel, in collaboration with Iain Perdue
- Waiting... are we? By The Company in collaboration with Jonathan Reades and Raphael Woolf
- Waiting... for a loved one to die by Rachel Mars in collaboration with Fliss Murtagh
- Waiting... for the inevitable by Toby Jones in collaboration with Peter Giese
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A report on the conference held at the Milton Theatre, Guildhall School, London on 23 June 2015.
In addition to the work from the north east programmed by Northern Stage at Summerhall as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, a number of companies from the region are travelling to Edinburgh independently.
The UK Tour of Judy—The Songbook of Judy Garland will end earlier than scheduled due to its star Lorna Luft's imminent treatment for breast cancer.
Birmingham Royal Ballet makes end of season announcement.
Hofesh Shechter Company has launched ‘Play at Brix’, an online competition to find a talented young guitarist.
A terrifying realm of horror is promised at London's Conway Hall as Golem has its world première.
Inaugural summer season ranges from Edinburgh previews to the classics and closes with a new festival.
Fringe directors and organisers from around the world share ideas in Canada.
Simon Sladen rounds up the latest from Pantoland as summer approaches...
Full casting was announced this week for The Who’s Tommy which opens in a month at Greenwich Theatre.
A new annual celebration of new writing with performances and courses.
New work and favourites in a season that sees tours at home and abroad, plus other news.
A new musical and a new play plus international work from Solar Bear and a season celebrating the risqué Close Theatre Club.
The Octagon Theatre in Bolton is looking to cast six boys aged 8 to 12 in An Enemy of the People.
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean make their panto debut as the Fairy Godparents.
Six amateur actors from the Lancashire coast have been cast in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s forthcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Legendary film actor Sir Roger Moore is to play Manchester Opera House.
A theatre company of homeless people venture outdoors this summer.
More than 80 ‘school boys’ flocked to The Lowry to audition for a part in Gary Barlow’s new musical.
Another star name is to join the cast of Cinderella, the Christmas panto coming to Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre.
Ben Kewin and Benedict Power bring their play Real Life to Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre.
Impropriety, Liverpool's improvisation theatre company is turning its monthly improv workshops fortnightly.
The Lowry in Salford has been named one of the top charities in the country.
Brian Conley is to be PT Barnum at The Lowry.
Autumn will see Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse collaborating with a range of theatre makers.
Screenings of the film version of Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre’s sell-out production of Hamlet have been watched by 34,831 people.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday June 28.
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 29 June.
Theatre productions in the north east in the week beginning Monday 29 June 2015.
Henry Goodman returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company for the first time in 12 years to play the lead in Ben Jonson’s comedy Volpone.
The second double bill of plays inspired by the Staffordshire Hoard is to open at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre.
Northampton’s Royal and Derngate is to present a summer school around the theme of The Snow Queen.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the 14 amateur theatre groups who will play the Mechanicals alongside professional actors when A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation goes on a national tour.
Six amateur actors from Newcastle and six from County Durham have been cast in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s forthcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.