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Feb 12, 2020

Laurie Sansom has been Artistic Director at the National Theatre of Scotland and Royal and Derngate in Northampton, but he has more recently taken over at Northern Broadsides in Halifax.

His first production there as director is a revival of Quality Street by J M Barrie, the title of which has a special connection with...


Feb 5, 2020

Pitlochry Festival Theatre in Perthshire, Scotland announced its summer rep season for 2020 in December.

In 2018, Elizabeth Newman joined the theatre as Artistic Director from the Octagon Theatre in Bolton.

BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to Elizabeth in January about the new season and about how she had developed the...


Jan 29, 2020

Pilot Theatre is to tour the UK with Crongton Knights by Alex Wheatle in an adaptation by Emteaz Hussain co-directed by Pilot’s Artistic Director, Esther Richardson, and Corey Campbell, Artistic Director of Strictly Arts Theatre Company, with music by beatbox champion Conrad Murray.

BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke...


Jan 22, 2020

imitating the dog has been making theatre work fusing live performance with digital technology and projection for 21 years.

Their past productions have included original devised work as well as adaptations from other forms, such as A Farewell to Arms and Heart of Darkness.

Their new show, Night of The Living Dead™ –...


Jan 16, 2020

In 2019, the inaugural Visionary Honours, founded by Thriller Live creator Adrian Grant, celebrated work that inspired social change in or debate about equality, diversity, inclusion, mental health, anti-social behaviour or environmental change.

For its second year, there will be a Visionary Awards ceremony in March and...