The cast of Lancastrians which is touring the county this April and May

Lancaster Life Inspires New Play

We’re delighted to say that the countywide tour of Lancastrians is arriving here this week. Lancastrians features the real words of some of the 500 people interviewed by Chorley-based Junction 8 Theatre, one of our associate companies. Among the voices featured in this new play are a homeless woman who...

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Leadership changes at The Dukes

The Dukes is currently transitioning to a new business model that will enable it to survive recent reductions in funding and thrive into the future. As part of this the previous roles of Artistic Director and Chief Executive will be combined into one Director position which will shortly be advertised....

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An Entertaining Exit From Europe

As the Brexit drama continues in Westminster, we will be marking this unprecedented time in history in our own unique way. Empire To Exit will be performed in The Round on March 27 and 28, just days before Britain was planning to leave the European Union. It marks 200 years...

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School Jazzes Up Shakespeare

Be transported back to the 1920s Jazz era with students from Lancaster Royal Grammar School as they present Twelfth Night in our Round theatre on April 2 and 3. Pupils are proud to present a fresh perspective on William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy featuring love triangles, mistaken identities and episodes of...

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The cast of Lancastrians. Front centre, Roberta Kerry; left Natasha Patel; right Matthew Durkan

New Play Gives Lancastrians A Voice

We’re delighted that Junction 8 Theatre, one of our Associate Companies, is to tour a new play about Lancashire by its people across the county this spring. Lancastrians features the real words of some of the 500 people interviewed by the Chorley-based theatre company. Their stories and thoughts about Lancashire...

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Kill Some Time At The Dukes

There’s a chance to become an Agatha Christie at a Dukes murder mystery show this March. Murder She Didn’t Write is an ingenious show created on the night by Degrees of Error, a company of improv actors, based entirely on audience suggestions. The motives are mounting and the evidence is...

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Basking In The Glory Of Star Reviews

We’ve had some Glorious reviews for our latest production. The Guardian’s 4-star review of Glory claimed “It has the best stage fighting this side of the Royal Albert Hall” while the British Theatre Guide described Glory as “no-holds-barred live theatre of the first order.” And the SCAN reviewer from Lancaster...

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