On Stage

November 2015

November 17, 2015

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York Theatre Royal is going through a major refurbishment, but will an important archaeological find delay the opening of the legendary pantomime? Meanwhile, the theatre plans a community production with hundreds of amateur actors while building a thousand-seat temporary theatre at York's National Railway Museum. Narrated ...

November 16, 2015

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Actor Richard Wilson follows the fortunes of the tiny Essex theatre that's launched some of the biggest stars of British stage and screen. Run in the village hall at Frinton-on-Sea in Essex, the Summer Theatre is the country's oldest weekly repertory company and has helped start the careers of a host of stars, including An...

Live from Television Centre

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The BBC hands over the airwaves for an evening of unpredictable and entertaining live theatre, produced by Battersea Arts Centre in partnership with Arts Council England. Kirsty Wark introduces four 30-minute theatre shorts featuring comedy, dance and drama from some of the UK's most exciting theatre-makers as they bring l...

November 10, 2015

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A new artistic director tries to turn around the fortunes of Exeter's Northcott Theatre in the face of financial pressures and falling audiences. Maureen Lipman narrates.

November 9, 2015

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Soho, perhaps the world's most artistic creative square mile, is facing major changes. As the property developers descend, we go behind the curtain of Soho's theatreland and ask what impact this will have on the area's bohemian spirit.