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Top 10 Selling Films of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, our Programming Assistant and Marketing Officer Lauren Randall reflects on a year of films here at The Dukes, particularly which releases proved the most popular with our audiences. Our top 10 highest grossing films of 2018 are: Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missour Darkest Hour Mamma...

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Nurse and circus performer, Jen Street will be one of the artists taking part in The Dukes Scratch Night this January.

Starting 2019 From Scratch

What better time than a new year to start from scratch? We will be doing just that on January 18 when we launch our 2019 calendar of live events with a Scratch Night. This is a chance to see what North West artists are working on before anyone else as...

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Helen Longworth(Captain Hook) and Jason Patel(Tootles) in a scene from The Dukes production of Peter Pan which ends on January 5.

Helen Has Audiences Hooked!

Our Captain Hook – Helen Longworth – is proving a particular hit as Peter Pan continues its run in The Round and she’s relishing her baddie role. “I don’t get to play these sort of roles very often and I’m loving every moment,” said Helen. As well as playing Captain Hook,...

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Jameela Earns Top Placement

We’re delighted to report that the Assistant Director of our production of Peter Pan will be staying on with us into 2019 as part of the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS). Jameela Khan is one of seven talented directors from under-represented backgrounds who have been awarded a three month...

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Laughter Line Up

It’s laughter all the way as the Comedy Genius season continues in our cinema this winter. Classics by the likes of The Marx Brothers, Jacques Tati, Laurel & Hardy, and Robin Williams can be enjoyed on the big screen as part of the British Film Institute’s three month long nationwide...

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A scene from The Dukes production of Peter Pan which runs until January 5.

Rave Reviews For Peter Pan

Our production of Peter Pan is flying high in the opinion of audiences and critics alike. The stars are out in force among the reviews the show has had so far. Whatsgoodtodo.com gave Peter Pan 5 stars describing it as “A magical Christmas production full of fairy dust, flight and plenty...

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Theatre Knight Headlines Glorious Season

We were delighted to launch our packed new season to guests attending Friday’s performance of Peter Pan. Sir Ian McKellen headlines a spring season which also features a homegrown world premiere, top class touring drama, comedy, music, dance and cabaret. Sir Ian brings his sold out show to us in...

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