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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...


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™ –...


Sep 6, 2019

The latest production from Manchester-based new writing theatre company Box of Tricks is Under Three Moons by Daniel Kanaber, a play about a close male friendship across three decades, described to us by the director as a “platonic love story”.

BTG Editor David Chadderton spoke to Danny and director Adam Quayle...


May 3, 2019

Playwright Andrea Dunbar from Bradford in Yorkshire, most famous for Rita, Sue and Bob Too, died in 1990 at the age of 29. Her story was retold in Adelle Stripe’s award-winning debut novel Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, which is about to be brought to the stage by Bradford-based Freedom Studios.

The book will be...