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The Wind in the Willows, Hall Green Little Theatre

Curtain Up, Hall Green Little Theatre

Absolute Hell, Sutton Arts Theatre

Blithe Spirit, Highbury Theatre Centre

The Haunting, The Nonentities, Rose Theatre, Kidderminster.

Teechers, Swan Theatre Amateur Company, Swan Theatre, Worcester

Alice, Stage2, Crescent Theatre

Hobson's Choice, Hall Green Little Theatre

All My Sons, Highbury Theatre Centre

The Vicar of Dibley,, The Nonentities, The Rose Theatre, Kidderminster

Love Letters, Hall Green Little Theatre

Guys and Dolls, Sutton Arts Theatre

While We're Here, Swan Theatre Amateur Company, Worcester

Coram Boy, Gloucester Cathedral

The Dresser, The Priory, Kenilworth

The Fantastic Mr Fox, Hall Green Little Theatre

Glorious! The Nonentities, Rose Theatre, Kidderminster.

The Crucible, The Loft, Leamington

September in the Rain, Grange Players, Grange Playhouse, Walsall.

King Charles III, The Talisman, Kenilworth

Dead Man's Hand. Highbury Theatre Centre

 

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King John, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon

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Blood Brothers, Birmingham Hippodrome

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Rosie Kay's Fantasia, Birmingham Hippodrome

The Tempest, Worcester Rep

Jane Eyre, Malvern Theatres

Calendar Girls - The Musical, Wolverhampton Grand

Autumn Mixed Bill, BRB Birmingham  Hippodrome

Saturday Night Fever, Coventry Belgrade

Stardust, Coventry Belgrade

Friendsical, Malvern Theatres

Juice, Birmingham Hippodrome

9 to 5 The Musical, The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

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Coventry: Shop Front Theatre celebrates it's 10th birthday by launching  new, three year project, Humanistan. More

THE KING AND I: Coventry born West End star Annalene Beechey and Broadway star Jose Llana have been in Birmingham at a launch event for the award winning Broadway production of The King and I which opens at The Alexandra Theatre on 10 December singing songs from the show More

Return of the Student Prince: Elmhurst Ballet School graduate James Lovell returns to the city in the iconic role of The Prince in Sir Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at Birmingham Hippodrome. More

 

 

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The Provoked Wife, The RSC,  Stratford-upon-Avon: The Provoked Wife was John Vanbrugh’s second play: coming hot on the heels of The Relapse, it was staged in May 1697 at Lincoln’s Fields, and featured such of the day’s stars of the stage as Thomas Betterton, Elizabeth Barry and the young rising actress Anne Bracegirdle. Read on

The Merry Wives of Windsor, The RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon: Every so often along comes a production that is so good that all a review really needs to say is don’t bother reading on, just grab a ticket and go and see it.  Read on.

Matilda, Birmingham Hippodrome: Matilda is just jaw-droppingly good. It is as simple as that. A theatrical treat full of fun and wit, with some deliciously OTT dark moments sailing merrily along on a sea of remarkable young talent. Read on.

Macbeth, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon: Polly Findlay’s RSC Macbeth took off fabulously on several counts: first, she cast the three witches as (roughly) 11 to 13 year old girls, memorably clad in quite garish pyjamas, electrifying in their speech and wondrously subtle in their moves and half moves.  Read on.

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Coventry: Shop Front Theatre celebrates it's 10th birthday by launching  new, three year project, Humanistan. More
THE KING AND I: Coventry born West End star Annalene Beechey and Broadway star Jose Llana have been in Birmingham at a launch event for the award winning Broadway production of The King and I which opens at The Alexandra Theatre on 10 December singing songs from the show. More
Birmingham Hippodrome: Rosie Kay has been talking about the world premiere of her 10 SOLDIERS this week, taking a fresh look at life for the men and women in the British Army serving on the front line, while we watch the cast in rehearsal. More
Derby Theatre: Thirty five years on and Big Brother is still watching you as Orwell's dystopian novel 1984 is brought to the stage. Gary Longden has been looking at preparations backstage at Derby Theatre.  More
Wolverhampton Grand: The National Theatre's Macbeth opens at the Grand this week and Rufus Norris, the National's artistic director has been talking about Macbeth, arts education and the National Theatre being just that - national. More
Return of the Student Prince: Elmhurst Ballet School graduate James Lovell returneds to the city in the iconic role of The Prince in Sir Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at Birmingham Hippodrome. More

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