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NEWS: ‘Covid edit’ of new play Lovesick opens at the White Bear Theatre

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There was disappointment for writer and actress Georgina Barley in April this year when the planned run of her debut play Lovesick at London’s White Bear Theatre was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but six months later a new ‘Covid edit’ version of the piece is back in the venue’s programme, directed by Helen Tennison and running from 13-17 October 2020.

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NEWS: The Olivier Theatre is remodelled for in-the-round socially distanced live performances from October 2020

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The Olivier Theatre is to be significantly remodelled in order to stage a season of performances in-the-round, which will achieve an audience capacity of almost 500 while maintaining social distancing for audiences. The National Theatre will reopen to audiences on 21 October 2020, for the first time since closing in March, with Death Of England: Delroy, a new play written by Clint Dyer and Roy …

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NEWS: Six-week extension & new location announced for C-o-n-t-a-c-t show

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Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced a six-week extension for the UK premiere of C-o-n-t-a-c-t, the immersive outdoor performance featuring a captivating 3D sound design. Now playing until 22 November 2020, the producers have added St. Paul’s to the list of locations where the show can now be experienced.

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NEWS: Six producers announce that it will be the first West End musical to reopen since lockdown

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Smash hit musical Six by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will become the first West End musical to resume performances in a West End theatre when the show temporarily moves from its home at the Arts Theatre to the Lyric on Shaftesbury Avenue for a limited 11-week run, running from 14 November 2020 to 31 January 2021.

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NEWS: Nimax Theatres will open all 6 West End theatres in sequence from October 2020 with social distancing

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Nimax Theatres will open all six West End theatres in sequence from 22 October 2020 with social distancing under Covid-19 secure government guidelines. The special season will beginning at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue with This is Going to Hurt, written and performed by ex-NHS doctor Adam Kay.

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NEWS: Wise Children announces full cast of Romantics Anonymous & live socially distanced Bristol show on final night of digital tour

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Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and Plush Theatricals has announce that Emma Rice’s critically-acclaimed Romantics Anonymous will be performed live to a socially distanced audience for the final performance of their ‘digital tour’ on 27 September 2020 at Bristol Old Vic.

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NEWS: Back to the Future The Musical transfers to the West End in May 2021

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Producer Colin Ingram (Ghost – The Musical) and Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale (creators of the Back To The Future film trilogy) have announced that Back To The Future The Musical will transfer to the West End’s Adelphi Theatre, previewing from 14 May 2020, following an out-of-town opening at Manchester Opera House in March 2020.

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NEWS: Ian Rickson’s celebrated production of Uncle Vanya to receive cinema & broadcast release

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Sonia Friedman Productions has announced that Ian Rickson’s highly-acclaimed production of Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of Uncle Vanya, forced to close in March when the West End went into lockdown, has been filmed on stage at the Harold Pinter Theatre in partnership with Angelica Films.

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NEWS: Theatre Royal Bath will reopen in autumn 2020 with classic plays by Pinter, Frayn & Mamet

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Theatre Royal Bath will reopen its main house in autumn 2020 with the Welcome Back Season of plays, beginning with Harold Pinter’s Betrayal directed by Jonathan Church from 14 October to 31 October, followed by Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen, directed by Polly Findlay from 4 November to 21 November, and lastly David Mamet’s drama Oleanna directed by Nicole Charles which will run from 25 November to 12 December.

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NEWS: The West End transfer of the National Theatre’s The Ocean At The End Of The Lane is rescheduled

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Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19, the West End transfer of the National Theatre’s critically-acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which was scheduled to begin performances this autumn, has been postponed. The acclaimed production will now open at the Duke of  York’s Theatre in 2021, with previews beginning from 23 October, playing for a limited run until 12 February …