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3rd December 2020

News: Lee Mack to replace Stephen Fry in The Understudy - Kirsty Herrington
News: ArtsEd create free courses to assist under-represented groups - Kirsty Herrington
News: BFI to celebrate David Bowie on film with month-long season in January - Kirsty Herrington
News: Jennifer Saunders to star in select performances of new Sister Act Tour - Kirsty Herrington
Lockdown review: In Search of a White Identity - Louise Penn
BAFTA and British Comedy Award winning legend Lee Mack will be stepping into the role of narrator to replace Stephen Fry in The Understudy - Fairy Powered Productions
News: New Adventures and The Royal Albert Hall announce Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man - Kirsty Herrington
News: Original Theatre re-releases The Habit of Art online - Kirsty Herrington
Death Drop, Garrick Theatre – New Pictures - Fairy Powered Productions
‘A ghostly tale which delivers so much more than its initial premise’: HAUNTING JULIA – Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough (Online review) - John Chapman
Northampton Filmhouse to reopen from Friday 11 December - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: New Adventures & the Royal Albert Hall announce Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man - Press Releases
Marvin’s Magic Live – Free Online Event - Fairy Powered Productions
Original Theatre re-releases The Habit of Art with new documentary on how they responded to theatre closures - Fairy Powered Productions
CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE YOU PLAY VOLUME TWO: THE HAUNTED WOMAN – PART OF AUDIO PROJECT WRITTEN ON THE WAVES - Fairy Powered Productions
New Adventures and The Royal Albert Hall Announce Matthew Bourne’s THE CAR MAN – June 2021 - Fairy Powered Productions
READING REP THEATRE ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS SOUND INSTALLATION AND NEW PODCAST REFLECTING ON CAPITAL PROJECT - Fairy Powered Productions
UPDATE FROM CURVE REGARDING TIER 3 PLANS – SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT TO BE STREAMED ONLINE 22 DEC – 9 JAN - Fairy Powered Productions
JENNIFER SAUNDERS TO STAR IN SELECT PERFORMANCES OF THE NEW RESCHEDULED SISTER ACT TOUR - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Jennifer Saunders will star in select performances of the Sister Act tour - Press Releases
Phèdre (Online review) - John Chapman
PREVIEW: A Christmas Magic Show!, Union Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Tickets Are on Sale For World Premiere of Get Up Stand Up! - Emma Clarendon
‘You may want to sleep with the light on afterwards’: ETERNAL – Darkfield Radio (Online review) - Louise Penn
Interview With….Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke - Emma Clarendon
All Of Me, China Plate Theatre, Online Audio Show - Michael Davis
Trojana: Webcamming Chronicles – Expanded Digital Documentary - Michael Davis
REVIEW (From a distance): The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington (Sleeping Trees) - The Family Stage
Interview with Robert Pearce - Kirsty Herrington

2nd December 2020

It’s (virtually) Terry Titter! - Vicky Anderson
News: A Christmas Magic Show! to play at the Union Theatre on 19 & 20 December 2020 - Kirsty Herrington
News: Le Gateau Chocolat to appear in Creation Theatre’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Kirsty Herrington
News: First look at Connecting Stars Christmas Gala - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: Cast & further date announced for Sasha Regan’s All-Male The Pirates of Penzance at the Palace Theatre - Press Releases
NEWS: Pink Pig Productions Announce YouTube Sitcom Pilot Written by Reece Kerridge and Jenna Boyd - The Family Stage
‘A witty, fast-paced musical adventure’: THE LEGEND OF MOBY DICK WHITTINGTON – Sleeping Trees (Online review) - Liz Dyer
Lockdown review: Eternal - Louise Penn
News: Tristram Kenton’s stage archive – the musicals edition - Ian Foster
‘Perfect family entertainment’: JACK & THE BEANSTALK – Online review - Emma Clarendon
Haunting Julia (Online review) - John Chapman
REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk (Online) - Emma Clarendon
Lockdown review: Jack and the Beanstalk - Louise Penn

1st December 2020

Review: The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington (online review) - Liz Dyer
WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR PLAYWRITING 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
Lockdown review: The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington - Louise Penn
Review: The Theatre Channel – Episode Three - Ian Foster
NEWS: House of Burlesque Announces Series of Christmas Shows - Emma Clarendon
Culture bound – November - John Chapman
Interview With…Gina Beck and Neil McDermott - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Kneehigh’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk Extends Run - Emma Clarendon
The Poltergeist - Aleks Sierz
COMPLICITÉ ANNOUNCE TELLING STORIES: TRUTH, LIES AND THE DEATH OF COMPASSION - Fairy Powered Productions
Trailer Released for The Haunting of Alice Bowles starring Tamzin Outhwaite - Fairy Powered Productions
Bringing Christmas cheer to care homes with virtual performances | Connecting Stars Christmas Gala, from 8 Dec 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
RELEASE DATE AND LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR EPISODE 4 OF THE THEATRE CHANNEL – THE HOLIDAY EPISODE – 23 DECEMBER - Fairy Powered Productions
TICKETS FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF GET UP, STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL ARE ON SALE TODAY - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Demonstrates the power of art to thrill & challenge’: RED – The Shows Must Go On! (Online review) - John Chapman
Red (Online review) - John Chapman
NEW REHEARSAL IMAGES FOR THE COMEBACK RELEASED TODAY - Fairy Powered Productions
Lockdown review: Crossover – a Pop Musical - Louise Penn
News + photos for Giving Tuesday, 1 Dec 2020: Northern Stage supporters gift new Christmas show to 22,000+ North East school children - Fairy Powered Productions
NT launches new streaming service NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME - Fairy Powered Productions
News: NT launches new streaming service: National Theatre At Home - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: NT launches new streaming service National Theatre at Home - Press Releases
News: NT launches new streaming service National Theatre at Home - Ian Foster