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Temporary Theatre to close

20 April 2016


The red wooden box with what look like four chimneys - otherwise known as the National's Temporary Theatre - which currently resides in Theatre Square, is heading for closure with the final performance on Saturday 7 May 2016.


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Twitter updates for London Theatres

8 April 2016


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Cabaret Fundraiser at The Union Theatre

29 March 2016


The Union Theatre is moving to new premises later in the year and this cabaret, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, is a fundraiser for the new premises - Sunday April 10 2016 at 8pm, with tickets priced at £20.


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Camden Fringe 2016

23 March 2016


The Camden Fringe returns in August for another celebration of theatre, comedy and fringe - applications to perform are being taken now, but the deadline is fast approaching.


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Spring Season at the Bread & Roses Theatre

23 March 2016


Just announced, the season includes an in-house revival of Clare McIntyre's award-winning dark-comedy Low Level Panic, a new play Cooked by twice Bruntwood Prize long-listed Christopher Adams, and much more ...


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First Credit

21 March 2016


Leaving university or drama school in 2016? Then Theatre N16 have a scheme which you may be interested in - four actors and a director are being recruited for an in-house production.


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The Festival - Hampstead Theatre

15 March 2016


On the weekend of 18 to 20 March 2016, Hampstead Theatre will be jam-packed with panel discussions, workshops and performances ... some 30 events on offer with a wide variety of artists, from a cross section of disciplines - tickets still available.


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News in brief

12 March 2016


Here's a round-up of odd bits and pieces of news which you may have missed during the week - or we may have missed - including the Catford Upon Avon Festival, NT cinema screenings and more ...


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Name a seat campaign

3 March 2016


After two successful years above the Eel Brook Pub in Fulham, London Theatre Workshop has moved to an exciting new venue in Central London and is now running a 'Name a seat' campaign to raise much-needed funds.


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29 Plays Done!

3 March 2016


Back in January we told you about an interesting idea from The Space which asked people to write a play a day for the whole of the month of February. Well, the challenge is now over and the results are in ...


Guided Tours - Richmond Theatre

11 February 2016


Step back in time and tread the boards in the famous footsteps of Sir Charlie Chaplin, Sir Laurence Olivier and Dame Judi Dench with these tours of Richmond Theatre - Saturdays until 23 April 2016.


New Season at The Yard Theatre

20 January 2016


Plans for spring through to summer 2016 are announced with shows including Re:Home, Made Visible, Cuttin' It, and the Yard's Now '16 Festival where exciting new artists find their voice and develop their craft ...


London Theatre Workshop to relocate

20 January 2016


After two successful years above the Eel Brook Pub in Fulham, London Theatre Workshop is moving to an exciting new venue in Central London.


#LoveTheatreDay 2015

16 November 2015


Wednesday 18 November 2015 is #LoveTheatreDay on Twitter. It's an online celebration of all things stage, run in partnership by the Guardian's Culture Professionals Network, Twitter UK and CultureThemes.


Home Theatre (UK) 2015

5 November 2015


Theatre Royal Stratford East presented video recordings last weekend of their Home Theatre 2015 plays which were performed in homes on October 17. You can now view all the videos online.




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