• 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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    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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    Kiri’s Complex Comedy

    Exactly a month today, on March 20, we will be welcoming back Kiri Pritchard-McLean with her comic take on victims, love and lies. The double Chortle Award winner reflects on her recent break-up in her new show Victim, Complex which visits here as part of a national tour and is...

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    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...

  • 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
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+44(0)7941-515770
+44(0)20-7274-2105
nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • kiriweb

    Kiri’s Complex Comedy

    Exactly a month today, on March 20, we will be welcoming back Kiri Pritchard-McLean with her comic take on victims, love and lies. The double Chortle Award winner reflects on her recent break-up in her new show Victim, Complex which visits here as part of a national tour and is...

  • 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...

  • 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
©NOBBY CLARK
+44(0)7941-515770
+44(0)20-7274-2105
nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

    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...

  • 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...

  • Playwright James Graham, fourth left, with members of The Dukes Young Company and The Dukes drama practitioner, Liam McCormick at the back.

    Star Playwright Inspires Our Young Company

    We were delighted to welcome James Graham, one of the most prolific and popular playwrights of our time, to The Dukes last week. James, whose Channel 4 drama Brexit: The Uncivil War starring Benedict Cumberbatch was screened recently, chatted with members of our Young Company who are currently preparing for...

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    Pop In To A Special Screening

    Mary Poppins Returns for a dementia friendly screening here this month. This sequel to the much-loved classic musical sees Emily Blunt take over the title role from Julie Andrews as she visits a now grown-up Jane and Michael Banks in Depression-era London. Mary Poppins Returns(U) is screened as part of...

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    Grappling With Our Local Wrestling Heritage

    Here at The Dukes we’re getting to grips with the wrestling world ahead of the premiere of our new play – Glory – which opens here on February 21. And we’ve been interested to learn that our area has a proud history in staging and promoting this particular sport. Since...

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    Welcoming Parris In Spring

    Rachel Parris is making a popular return here this March. The viral sensation and star of BBC’s The Mash Report was seen most recently at The Dukes in October as part of the sell-out improv show Austentatious. She last performed solo here in 2017 and returns on March 7 with...