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NEWS: Stage musical version of Bedknobs & Broomsticks will have its world premiere in UK tour from August 2021

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Producer Michael Harrison has announced that Disney’s Academy Award-winning movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks will make its world premiere as a new stage musical. Performances begin at Newcastle Theatre Royal from 14-21 August 2021, before a UK tour which includes a five-week Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre (8 December 2021 to 9 January 2022).

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NEWS: Dates & full cast are announced for the digital tour of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk being broadcast from Bristol Old Vic

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Wise Children, Kneehigh and Bristol Old Vic have announced dates for the digital tour of Daniel Jamieson’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk directed by Emma Rice. The production will feature Marc Antolin (Marc Chagall) and Audrey Brisson (Bella Chagall), reprising their roles from the original staging. The production will be performed at Bristol Old Vic, and broadcast live to audience’s homes nationally and globally from 3-5 December 2020.

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‘Offers psychological chills from the start’: MACBETH – Big Telly Theatre Company (Online review)

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With some scenes of conflict filmed in a style which evokes the “found-footage” style seen in The Blair Witch Project and others, this Big Telly Theatre Company’s Macbeth – for which audience members are instructed to draw the curtains and dim the lights – offers psychological chills from the start.

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‘A story predicated on equality, mutual support & finding your own path’: ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS – Bristol Old Vic (Online review)

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Romantics Anonymous is a story predicated on equality, mutual support and finding your own path as individuals (and as a couple) rather than waiting for someone else to come and save you from your life – implications that after years of rom coms and social messaging is subtly but usefully employed through a charmingly conceived but nonetheless carefully structured story.

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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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‘Packs an emotional punch’: C-O-N-T-A-C-T – Various London locations ★★★★

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Set adrift in the ocean of indifference and ineptitude of government guidelines, theatres and producers are finding creative solutions to stage shows, and this socially-distanced production of C-o-n-t-a-c-t is a wonderful way to experience an intriguing and uplifting play.

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‘Creative activities are really important in helping kids release their emotions’: Golden Toad Theatre’s Caroline Wigmore & Jen Green on their latest project

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Golden Toad Theatre’s Errol’s Garden project is creating opportunities for children to continue to engage with theatre and the arts from the safety of their homes, say co-directors Caroline Wigmore and Jen Green.