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NEWS: Barn Theatre Cirencester’s new season includes comic thriller The 39 Steps & musical Daddy Long Legs

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Winner of Best Fringe Theatre in the 2019 Stage Awards, The Barn Theatre has announced its line-up of five in-house productions for the upcoming 2019 season, including Michael Morpurgo’s The Butterfly Lion, Shakespeare’s Henry V, a brand new production of the comic thriller The 39 Steps, the award-winning musical Daddy Long Legs and a reimagining of Charles Dickens’ festive masterpiece A Christmas Carol.

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NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe announces details of summer season

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Shakespeare’s Globe has announced its summer season 2019. The celebration and interrogation of ‘our sceptred isle’ through Shakespeare’s history plays continues with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V, while elsewhere there is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair, and the return of 2018’s As You Like It.

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NEWS: Elizabeth McGovern Robert Lindsay, Amanda Abbington & Tara Fitzgerald line up for Bath Theatre Royal’s summer season

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Jonathan Church, artistic director of Theatre Royal Bath, has announced the theatre’s full 2018 summer season programme. Some of the country’s most prolific actors will star in a selection of both UK premieres and renowned classics in the theatre’s historic Main House and the intimate Ustinov Studio.

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Once more unto the breach: What’s new about Henry V?

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After an acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V returns in February to embark on a tour of eight of the UK’s most historic and beautiful cathedrals, including Southwark Cathedral on Bankside in the heart of Shakespeare’s London. Antic Disposition’s Ben Horslen and John Riseboro explain their approach to the classic – and why they’ve cast French actors in it…

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NEWS: Declan Bennett plays Jesus, Michelle Terry is Henry V at Open Air this summer

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has today announced lead casting for two of its forthcoming summer 2016 productions: Michelle Terry will play the title role of Henry V in director Robert Hastie’s new gender-bending production; and former Once star Declan Bennett will lead the cast in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Artistic Director Timothy Sheader.