Twopence play adds more venues

Helen Forrester’s Twopence to Cross the Mersey – the Stage Play, initially running for three weeks at Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre in March next year (see GTO 250, August), will now play at three more Merseyside venues in April 2015.

 

Twopence to Cross the Mersey – 2015 dates

10th to 28th March 2015

EPSTEIN THEATRE, Liverpool

Box Office: 0844 888 4411

 

9th to 11th April 2015

SOUTHPORT THEATRE

Box Office: 0844 871 3021

 

14th to 16th April 2015

ST HELENS THEATRE ROYAL

Box Office: 01744 756000

 

19th to 23rd April 2015

FLORAL PAVILION

Box Office: 01516 660000

 

 

 

The King’s Speech in 2015 tour

The King’s Speech, the original play that inspired the Oscar-winning film, is set to tour the UK next year, with a cast led by Jason Donovan.

Starting on 5th February 2015 at the Chichester Festival Theatre, the play tells the iconic story of King George VI’s relationship with his Australian speech therapist, Lionel Logue, to be played by Donovan.

The play will be co-produced by Chichester Festival Theatre with Birmingham Repertory Theatre and directed by The Rep’s Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert.

 

The King’s Speech – 2015 Tour Dates

 Thursday 5th to Saturday 14th February

CHICHESTER FESTIVAL THEATRE

On sale from 29 September

Box Office: 01243 781321 / cft.org.uk

 

Wednesday 25th February to Saturday 7th March

BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE

Box Office: 0121 236 4455

 

Monday 9th to Saturday 14th March

CAMBRIDGE ARTS THEATRE

Box Office: 01223 503333

 

Monday 16th to Saturday 21st March

GLASGOW THEATRE ROYAL

Box Office: 0844 871 7627

 

Monday 30th March to Saturday 4th April

MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE

Box Office: 0844 871 3018

 

Tuesday 7th to Saturday 11th April

NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING

Box Office: 0844 871 7645

 

Monday 13th to Saturday 18th April

LYCEUM THEATRE, SHEFFIELD

Box Office: 0114 249 6000

 

Monday 20th to Saturday 25th April

GRAND OPERA HOUSE, BELFAST

Box Office: 028 9024 1919

 

Monday 27th April to Saturday 2nd May

MALVERN THEATRE

Box Office: 01684 892 277

 

Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th May

MILTON KEYNES THEATRE

Box Office: 0844 871 7652

 

Monday 11th to Saturday 16th May

OXFORD PLAYHOUSE

Box Office: 01865 305 305

 

Monday 18th to Saturday 25 th May

KINGS THEATRE, EDINBURGH

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

 

Tuesday 28th May to Saturday 1st June

LEEDS GRAND THEATRE

Box Office: 0844 848 270

 

Mon 3rd June to Saturday 8th June

HALL FOR CORNWALL, TRURO

Box Office: 01872 262466

 

Regional Theatre Listings

? Regional Theatre Listings are organised by town/city
? Make sure to check if a booking fee is charged on tickets – some are waived for groups

Aberdare The Coliseum
42ND STREET
2 Dec to 14 Jan 2012
The inspiring story of small town girl Peggy Sawyer and her meteoric rise from chorus line hoofer to Broadway star.
Box Office: 0800 014 7111

Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre
DIRTY DANCING
6 to 31 Mar 2012
The hit West End musical takes to the road.

I DREAMED A DREAM
2 Apr 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 01224 641122
Groups contact: 01224 337643

Catch Dirty Dancing at a regional theatre near you.

Catch Dirty Dancing at a regional theatre near you.

Belfast Grand Opera House
I DREAMED A DREAM
25 Jun 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 028 9024 1919

Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
28 May 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 0844 338 5000
Groups contact: 0844 338 7000

Bradford The Alhambra
I DREAMED A DREAM
9 Apr 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 01274 432000
Groups contact: 01274 437788

Bristol Hippodrome
I DREAMED A DREAM
30 Apr 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 0844 871 3012
Groups contact: 0844 871 3032

Cardiff New Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
21 May 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 029 2087 8889
Groups contact: 029 2087 8878

Dublin Grand Canal Theatre
DIRTY DANCING
17 Jan to 25 Feb 2012
The hit West End musical takes to the road.

I DREAMED A DREAM
23 Apr 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.

OLIVER!
11 Dec to 12 Jan 2013
A revival of Lionel Bart’s classic adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Box Office: 0844 847 2455
Groups contact: 00 353 1 677 7770

Dunfermline Alhambra Studios
BLOOD BROTHERS
5 to 10 Dec
Willy Russell’s heart-warming hit musical.
Box Office: 01383 740384

Edinburgh Festival Theatre
JAY AND SILENT BOB GET OLD
19 Feb 2012
A funny and touching look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze.

I DREAMED A DREAM
17 Sep & 24 Sep 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 0131 529 6000
Groups contact: 0131 529 6005

Glasgow King’s Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
1 Oct & 8 Oct 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 0844 871 7648
Groups contact: 0844 871 7602

Inverness Eden Court Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
11 Jun 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 01463 234234

Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House
TOP HAT
28 Nov to 10 Dec
Tom Chambers and Summer Strallen star in this new musical version of the 1935 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers film.
Box Office: 0844 848 2706

Leicester Curve
42ND STREET
1 Dec to 14 Jan 2012
The inspiring story of small town girl Peggy Sawyer and her meteoric rise from chorus line hoofer to Broadway star.

GYPSY
13 Mar to 14 Apr 2012
Based on the 1959 Broadway musical.
Box Office: 0116 242 3595

Liverpool
Empire Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
16 Apr 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.

TITANIC THE MUSICAL
5 to 9 Jun 2012
A show that examines the causes, conditions and real-life characters involved in the tragedy.
Box Office: 0844 871 3017
Groups contact: 0844 871 3037

Manchester Opera House
WONDERFUL TOWN
31 Mar to 14 Apr 2012
Musical starring Connie Fisher as Ruth Sherwood, who travels to New York with her sister Eileen in search of love and fortune.
Box Office: 0843 208 6000
Groups contact 0843 208 6003

Manchester O2 Apollo
JAY AND SILENT BOB GET OLD
17 Feb 2012
A funny and touching look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze.
Box Office: 0844 477 7677

Manchester Palace Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
18 Jun 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 0844 871 3018
Groups contact: 0844 871 3038

DIRTY DANCING
22 Nov to 7 Jan 2012
The hit West End musical takes to the road.
Box Office: 0844 847 2484
Groups contact: 0844 871 3038

Milton Keynes Milton Keynes Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
2 Jul 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.

DIRTY DANCING
1 May to 26 May 2012
The hit West End musical takes to the road.
Box Office: 0844 871 7652
Groups contact: 01908 547609

Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal
THE WINTER’S TALE
24 to 28 Apr 2012
A tragic fairytale that tells the mysterious and extraordinary story of a man consumed by an inexplicable jealousy that destroys his family, his kingdom and himself.

I DREAMED A DREAM
19 Mar & 26 Mar 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.

HENRY V
25 to 28 Apr 2012
One of the greatest tales in English folklore about a British warrior.
Box Office: 0844 811 2121

Sheffield Lyceum Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
9 Jul 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 0114 249 6000
Groups contact: 0114 249 6060

THE WINTER’S TALE
31 Jan to 4 Feb 2012
A tragic fairytale that tells the mysterious and extraordinary story of a man consumed by an inexplicable jealousy that destroys his family, his kingdom and himself.
Box Office: 0114 249 6000
Groups contact: 0114 249 6060

Southampton Mayflower Theatre
I DREAMED A DREAM
12 Nov 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.

DIRTY DANCING
3 Apr to 28 Apr 2012
The hit West End musical takes to the road.
Box Office: 023 8071 1811
Groups contact: 023 8071 1812

Southend-on-Sea Cliffs Pavilion
I DREAMED A DREAM
7 May 2012
Musical based on Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise to fame.
Box Office: 01702 351135

Sunderland Empire Theatre
LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
6 Dec to 31 Dec
Based on the 2001 film in which a California sorority girl heads for Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend.

DIRTY DANCING
18 Sep to 6 Oct 2012
The hit West End musical takes to the road.
Box Office: 0844 871 3022
Groups contact: 0844 871 3042