Thursday 20th February to Saturday 22nd March 2014 - Royal Exchange
Orlando starts off life very much a boy. As a young servant in the court of Queen Elizabeth I many women fall in love with him, including the great Queen herself. But soon all his affairs start spinning out of control.
Tuesday 25th March to Saturday 5th April 2014 - Bolton Octagon
Nicholas is in and out of hospital thanks to his ageing mother and unruly prostate. Or is it the other way round? Lost medical notes, mysterious stains, bodily malfunctions, and a family descending en masse all get in the way of an unexpected - and quite delightful - blossoming romance.
Thur 3rd to Sat 5th April 2014 - Bath House Theatre, formally Harpurhey swimming baths
North West Theatre Arts Company present Romeo & Juliet - The Montague’sare an affluent black family and major financial supporters of Manchester City Football Club. In contrast, the Capulet’s are a white family heavily involved in Manchester Untied Football Club. Both families have been feuding for years.
Monday 7th to Saturday 12th April 2014 - Bolton Little Theatre
Flora gave the memoir to her daughter, with instructions for it not to be opened until after her death, containing a moving account of a difficult childhood and adolescence under very different social conditions to those of today.
Tuesday 15th to Saturday 19th April 2014 - Opera House
Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder? Victor Smiley and his wife Joan have been married for a long time. But their marriage has reached crisis point and Victor has decided there is only one way to get Joan out of his life forever.
Thursday 10th April to Saturday 10th May 2014 - Bolton Octagon
World famous violinist Stephanie Abrahams has been diagnosed with MS and is now confined to a wheelchair. In a series of witty, intimate and frank conversations with a kind but uncompromising therapist she is able to face what her future might hold and come to terms with her loss.
Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 7th June 2014 - Pados House
The Accrington Pals follows the story of the innocent and enthusiastic men who volunteered their services to their country after Kitchener's calls for a New Army. Their experiences of life on the Western Front are contrasted with the women who are left behind in Accrington, women who come together as friends when facing financial, social and sexual deprivation, as well as being thrown into the social changes that came along with the absence of many men.
Friday 20th & Saturday 21st June 2014 - Woodford Community Players
Membership of the Little Grimley, local amateur drama society has dwindled to four, the audiences aren't much bigger and the rent money is due. It's time for dramatic action! ”There's only one thing that sells tickets these days”, declares Gordon, the Chairman –“Sex”.
Part of the legendary team’s first ever UK tour - will feature Penn & Teller’s classic magic tricks performed live amid their unique brand of humour and audience participation. No show will be the same. You never know what will happen!!!
Thursday 19th June to Saturday 12th July 2014 - Bolton Octagon
Two worlds collide when spirited Italian-American Jennifer Cavilleri and wealthy, privileged Harvard Alumni Oliver Barrett IV fall in love. The pair, whose backgrounds could not be more different, are united by love.
Tuesday 14th October 2014 - Opera House, Manchester
After the hugely successful 2013 UK tour of Ha Ha Holmes! starring comedy national treasure Joe Pasquale, the Ha Ha! boys return this Autumn by popular demand with the next instalment in the series, Ha Ha Hood!