Connecting Shakespeare

A one day workshop for both Actors and non-Actors who want to explore how Shakespeare can work for them – and to experience a very different way of enjoying Shakespeare.   This fresh and unique session, inspired by the work of Sanford Meisner, Cicely Berry and Patsy Rodenburg, will appeal to all ages and abilities. … Continue reading


Twenty-one local actors went head to head at Birmingham Repertory Theatre earlier this year and now MonologueSlam UK returns.   MonologueSlam UK is the ultimate showcase for actors, with the opportunity to perform for a welcoming audience and a panel of people in a position to move their careers forward; it is the ideal platform … Continue reading

An enchanting WW1 play comes to the Old Joint Stock

The charming and captivating HookHitch Theatre will be performing their critically acclaimed show, This Was The World and I Was King, here at the Old Joint Stock Theatre next month.   Rediscover the unbridled imagination of childhood in this transporting story of courage, kindness and bravery set during the First World War. Featuring live folk … Continue reading

Jake Oldershaw at Welcombe Hills School

Orchestra of the Swan and Talking Birds present: Ant & Cleo – The Musical!

  Orchestra of the Swan and Talking Birds present: Ant & Cleo – The Musical! 7 & 8 November 2014, Stratford ArtsHouse   ‘Ant & Cleo’ – a fun, family friendly adaptation of the story of Antony and Cleopatra. An innovative project working with schools catering for those with special educational needs. Project winner of … Continue reading


8.00pm Monday 24th November & Monday 15th December 2014 Open Door at Birmingham Repertory Theatre   Selfie: a self-portrait, often in extreme close-up. BOLDtext Playwrights return to Open Door at The REP with a series of self-portraits exposing what it’s really like to be a working playwright in the region today. Presented by ourselves, the results, like all good selfies, promise to be entertaining, diverse, … Continue reading

Wind in the Willows at the Blue Orange

PERFORMANCE DATES – Saturday 13th December  at 2.30pm + 7pm Saturday 27th December at 2.30pm + 7pm Sunday 14th December at 2.30pm                Sunday 28th December at 2.30pm Saturday 20th December at 2.30pm + 7pm  Tuesday 30th December at 2.30pm Sunday 21st December at 2.30pm                 Wednesday 31st December at 2.30pm Wednesday 24th December at 2.30pm         Friday … Continue reading

Improvisational Theatre Performers Sought

Opportunity for two professional performers skilled in improvisational theatre techniques. This piece of work is with Fluxx Theatre ( The characters to be cast are Pakistani and, ideally, female. The schedule for the work is as follows: Tuesday 28th October, 4pm-8pm – Audition (likely at mac; applicants should be able to attend at least two … Continue reading

Three Blind Dates

Marrad presents Three Blind Dates on 7pm on Sundays 19th October, 26th October and 2nd November at The Workshop, Unit 1, 60 Regent Place, The Jewellery Quarter. You are invited to three separate readings of the dating game comedy Fish in the Sea by Martin Drury, each time with a different cast.  The fun in … Continue reading


rednile projects, in collaboration with Staiths cafe are looking for visual art works and design products for a changing exhibition within a brand new showcase space in Gateshead. Context: Staiths cafe is located on the south bank of the river Tyne and set against the stunning backdrop of the historic Dunston Staiths structure, a scheduled … Continue reading

Pentabus Theatre Job Advert

Projects Producer Pentabus Theatre Company You will join Pentabus Theatre Company at an exciting time as we expand our national touring footprint in our mission to become the nation’s rural theatre company. We produce 3-4 shows per year and tour nationally to rural and urban communities. We develop and produce quality new theatre about the contemporary … Continue reading


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