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CUFFS

Created and written by Julie Gearey, BBC1’s new 8 part police drama CUFFS broadcasts Wednesdays at 8pm. full details here

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THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

A brand new adaption of Shirley Jackson’s classic novel, written by Anthony Neilson, produced by Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and HAMMER, runs at the Playhouse, Liverpool till January 16th. ★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ WhatsOnStage.com ★★★★ Liverpool ECHO ★★★★ Wirral Globe. click here for more

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

A brand new adaption of Shirley Jackson’s classic novel, written by Anthony Neilson, produced by Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and HAMMER, runs at the Playhouse, Liverpool till January 16th. ★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ WhatsOnStage.com ★★★★ Liverpool ECHO ★★★★ Wirral Globe. click here for more

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OUTSIDERS
Emteaz Hussain’s compelling re-imagining of Camus’ novel, L’Etranger, produced by Pilot Theatre and directed by Fraser Corfield, opens its five city regional tour with three nights at CAST Doncaster, 24-26 Sept.
full details and trailer here

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ROCKET’S ISLAND SERIES 3
Created and written by Nick Leather and produced by Lime Television, the brand new 13 part series goes out on Mondays 4.30pm on CBBC from 21st September.
programme page here

ROCKET’S ISLAND SERIES 3
Created and written by Nick Leather and produced by Lime Television, the brand new 13 part series goes out on Mondays 4.30pm on CBBC from 21st September.
programme page here

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THE PRICE OF OIL
BBC Radio’s major new season of factual dramas exploring the history of oil – and the price we’ve paid for it, starts on the 26th September at 2.30pm on Radio 4, with three of the eight plays written by Jonathan Myerson, who co-devised the series.
see the full season listing here

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FACEBOOKED!

At the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe Festival until 30th August, this new one-man show sees playwright and double Fringe First winner Iain Heggie detail the time he spends posting on Facebook.

‘he has developed a knack for honing shaggy dog stories into pithy status updates for an audience of thousands. Heggie’s soothing, rhythmic prose is perfectly attuned to capture the spirit of the divergent characters he encounters in and around the streets of his home town.’  Paul Vale – The Stage

FACEBOOKED!

At the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe Festival until 30th August, this new one-man show sees playwright and double Fringe First winner Iain Heggie detail the time he spends posting on Facebook.

‘he has developed a knack for honing shaggy dog stories into pithy status updates for an audience of thousands. Heggie’s soothing, rhythmic prose is perfectly attuned to capture the spirit of the divergent characters he encounters in and around the streets of his home town.’  Paul Vale – The Stage

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DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON

David Byrne’s new modern satire inspired by George Orwell’s autobiographical tale plays at the Pleasance  Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe Festival until 31st August before transferring to London’s New Diorama.

‘Often funny, nuanced’  Lyn Gardner – The Guardian

‘A stroke of genius’  Matt Trueman – Fest

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Shakespeare’s classic hilariously updated by director Rebecca Gatward for Chester Performs. At Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Chester until 23rd August.

‘This is a heart-warming and affectionate piece of theatre. If you want an uproariously enjoyable evening of theatre in a beautiful setting, then I cannot recommend this show highly enough.’  5 STARS – Clare Howden – ThePublicReviews.com

Photo Mark McNulty for Chester Performs

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Shakespeare’s classic hilariously updated by director Rebecca Gatward for Chester Performs. At Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Chester until 23rd August.

‘This is a heart-warming and affectionate piece of theatre. If you want an uproariously enjoyable evening of theatre in a beautiful setting, then I cannot recommend this show highly enough.’  5 STARS – Clare Howden – ThePublicReviews.com

Photo Mark McNulty for Chester Performs

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