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Boon for Criterion

Boon Dog Theatre, en route to the Edinburgh Fringe, will be putting on a production at the Criterion Theatre on 28 and 29 July. ’Goody’ is an exploration of world of performing apes and the humans who live with them. Set in America in 1934, it deals with the relationship between one man and his …

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Alan Ayckbourn returns to the Criterion

The Criterion Theatre’s next production is Alan Ayckbourn’ ‘Communicating Doors’, which runs from Saturday 24 June until Saturday 1 July. A dazzling comedy thriller directed by John Ruscoe, this play cleverly combines elements of farce, psycho-drama and sex-comedies. Always on the lookout for a fresh challenge, John chose this play because he was intrigued by …

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Competition for City of Culture 2021 Launched

The bid is now formally underway after Matt Hancock, Minister of State responsible for digital and culture policy at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, officially launched the competition in Hull. The Coventry City of Culture Trust has been working on a bid for more than a year and now knows key dates and …

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Albany Theatre Trust

A message from David Meredith, Chair, Albany Theatre Trust to supporters: I am thrilled to report that the threat to the Albany Theatre’s future has been lifted thanks to a pledge of critically important support from Coventry City Council for our exciting development plans. As you probably know, our long-term future has been in doubt …

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A Golden performance at the Criterion

Is making a deal with the devil such a bad decision? Taking the risk of exchanging your unborn child for a favour that will save your life? The Criterion’s December performance of “Rumpelstiltskin” saw the premiere amateur performance of the musical adaptation of the famous Grimm’s Tale commissioned by the egg, Theatre Royal Bath in …

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Review: Tarantara! Tarantara! at Criterion Theatre, Earlsdon, Coventry

Barbara Goulden heads along to Earlsdon to see a Gilbert and Sullivan inspired evening Source: Review: Tarantara! Tarantara! at Criterion Theatre, Earlsdon, Coventry

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