Christian Flynn, right, with Glory cast members

Who Inspired Glory?

Men from the wrestling and boxing scene in the Lancaster and Morecambe area have helped to inspire our next homegrown play. Glory, set in the larger than life world of wrestling, receives its world premiere here from February 21-March 2 before touring nationally. And much of it was developed following...

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Sweet Half Term Treats For Families

The kids might have only just returned to school after Christmas but half-term is on the horizon and we’ve got plenty to keep them entertained. On February 16, we will be hosting two performances of Stripey Honey…Is Very Yummy! And on February 20, there’s three performances of Rabbit Girl &...

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Climber Reaches New Heights

One of Britain’s top climbers, Leo Houlding, will tell of his latest daring expedition when he visits us on February 9. The Spectre Expedition: To the End of the Earth is the story of Leo’s dream to reach the summit of the most remote mountain on earth – The Spectre...

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March Along To The Dukes For Quality Drama

Two top theatre companies presenting their own versions of a classic Shakespeare comedy and an influential novel are visiting us this March. Both Northern Broadsides and imitating the dog will be making welcome returns this spring. Northern Broadsides present Much Ado About Nothing from March 5-9 while imitating the dog...

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Jameela Heads For Glory

Hi, my name is Jameela and I’m excited to be working as an assistant director on Glory, The Dukes co-production with Red Ladder, which is set in the world of Northern entertainment wrestling and opens here on February 21. It will be an interesting learning curve for me as the...

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Sir Ian McKellen At The Double

Owing to unprecedented demand, we are delighted to announce Sir Ian McKellen will perform an extra show when he visits us in May. When Sir Ian said that he would be celebrating his 80th birthday by presenting a new solo show at 80 venues nationwide, tickets for The Dukes date...

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We Host Record Launch

We’re excited to be hosting the launch of a new vinyl in The Round later this month. Fionn Kay-Lavelle’s new record Bird Above The Bath and Half Pink will be launched at a gig here on  January 26. Fionn’s past is catching up with him as the music he’s written...

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Crimes On The Nile sails into The Dukes this February

Set Sail With Some New Old Friends

We’re delighted to be welcoming back New Old Friends with their latest comedy thriller on February 5 and 6. The awardwinning theatre company inspired by Agatha Christie, Noel Coward and classic Ealing comedies will be presenting their latest comedy thriller, Crimes On The Nile following their successful Dukes debut last...

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