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Oldham Coliseum

Peter Pan – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London The Open Air Theatre’s summer season begins with a revival of Timothy Sheader’s 2015 production, to mark...

This deliciously concocted dissection of middle class mores was Alan Ayckbourn’s first major theatrical hit, setting him on the path to future national treasure...

In some ways you can’t really go wrong with Whisky Galore, Compton Mackenzie’s cheery wartime tale of wily Outer Hebrides islanders banding together to...

The family at the heart of Tom Wells’ semi-autobiographical slice of northern life – first performed at London’s Bush Theatre in 2011 – are...

The Coliseum’s annual yuletide offering follows a now very well-established formula both on stage and off. Traditionally opening early in the festive season, featuring...

When I previously wrote a top 10 of Britain's theatrical cities, Manchester was second only to London. It's still my favourite city to visit...

In truth, John Godber’s scrappy underdog of a sports comedy, Up ’n’ Under, had its moment in 1984 when it kicked off his tenure...

It is salutary to think that the first production of Oh! What a Lovely War was closer the end of First World War, than...

Plans for a £27 million new base for Oldham Coliseum have been given the green light by council chiefs. The theatre will move into a...
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