LRGS Twelfth Night Poster

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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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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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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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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