The cast of Glory which premieres at The Dukes theatre from February 21-March 2 before touring nationally

It’s All A-bout Glory At The Dukes

Our Round theatre has now been transformed into a wrestling ring, so excitement is mounting for the premiere of our latest homegrown play – Glory – tonight. As British wrestling experiences a resurgence across the UK, Glory will immerse audiences into the eccentric world of the sport where the characters...

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From Shore to Shore

Chinese Drama On The Menu

We’ll be hosting a powerful drama combined with tasty food and live music next month. From Shore to Shore, which features three moving stories drawn from different generations of British Chinese communities, will be performed here on March 22 and 23. A two course Chinese meal is included with the...

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Matt Prendergast and Keicha Greenidge in Herat of Darkness -HOD-Birmingham-FINAL-PRINT-072-211696

See A Dark Classic In A New Light

We’re pleased to be welcoming back imitating the dog next month with their bold retelling of a classic novel combining live performance and digital technology. Joseph Conrad’s influential and timely novel, Heart of Darkness, will be staged here from March 19-23 by one of the UK’s most original and innovative...

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Northern Broadsides & New Vic Theatre  Feb  2019
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
Directed by Conrad Nelson  Designer Liz Evans
Lighting Designer Daniella Beattie  Music Director Bex Hughes
Robin Simpson/Benedick  Isobel Middleton/Beatrice
Sarah Kameela-Impey/Hero  Linford Jonhson/Claudio
Matt Rixon/Pedro  Simeon Truby/Leonato
Sophia Hatfield/Margaret  Anthony Hunt/Borachio
Rachel Hammond/Ursula Heather Phoenix/Conrade
Andrew Whitehead/Antonio   David Nellist/Dogberry
Robert Wade/Balthazar Richard J Fletcher/Don John
James McClean/Messenger

Fall In Love With Much Ado

With Valentine season in full swing, we are preparing to host Shakespeare’s greatest romantic comedy. Much Ado About Nothing, the latest co-production by Northern Broadsides and the awardwinning New Vic Theatre, is guaranteed to warm the hearts of theatregoers from March 5-9. This adaptation of the famous love story is...

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February Half Term at The Dukes

Half term is just around the corner and here at The Dukes Lancaster we've got a whole host of things to do throughout the week that are perfect for children and families. Whether you want theatre or film, we're sure you'll find something that fits the bill. Family Theatre No...

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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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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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