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Lancaster Footlights presents 'Two' by Jim Cartwright

Repeats every day until Sat Jun 03 2017. Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 19:30 at Storey Centre, Lancaster LA1 1TH

In Your Face Theatre present 'Trainspotting'

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 19:00 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Shakespeare's 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona'

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Apr 29 2017. Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 15:00 at Lancaster Castle

Shakespeare's 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona'

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 29 2017 except Thu Apr 20 2017. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 19:30 at Lancaster Castle

The Dukes Seeks New Board Members

18/3/17: Lancaster's award-winning Dukes theatre needs new trustees to help plan its future. The Dukes is managed by a voluntary, unpaid Board of Directors and there are currently three vacancies. Candidates with experience of capital development, legal advice and fundraising would be especially welcome.

Kids Go Nuts For Chester the Treemole

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 13:30 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Kids Go Nuts For Chester

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:00 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Owdyado Theatre Co present: “A View from the Edge”

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 19:30 at Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill, Arnside, LA5 0DF

Michael Nunn - An Obituary

27/2/17: It was with deepest regret that we heard this week of the death of Lancaster 'boulevardier' Michael Nunn, (pictured above at his Civil Partnership ceremony with John Burkinshaw). Michael, among his many accomplishments, was the Principal Virtual-Lancaster Arts Correspondent from 2003 - 2006.

Lancaster Litfest 2017 makes March bigger on the inside

21/2/17: Lancaster LitFest 2017 celebrates its 38th year throughout March with a fabulously varied programme of events celebrating writers and writing - and you can download the programme here. The first weekend (March 4 + 5)starts off bigger on the inside with a fantastic Doctor Who-flavoured event (cosp

Let the Dukes add a touch of drama to your 2017

28/12/16: From new versions of classic stories to a no-holds-barred production of Trainspotting, there’s a varied year of visiting drama ahead at The Dukes.

Actress Cherylee Houston Appeals for New Honorary Patrons for The Dukes

27/6/16: Cherylee Houston, Honorary Patron of The Dukes. Photo:The DukesAs fans of Coronation Street will know, one of The Dukes Honorary Patrons, actress Cherylee Houston,has been at the centre of a major storyline recently - but that didn't stop her taking time out to support the theatre.

Review: 'Your Country Needs You..' - Dukes Young Actors & Young Company

24/3/14: Photo by Darren AndrewsYour country needs you (but I don’t need my country …) presented by The Dukes Young Actors and Young Company directed by Louie Ingham and The Company in The Round at The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 March 2014 at 7.30pm.

Inner State Theatre Co.

Andy Andrews and Christine Bissell are a splendidly versatile two person theatre company of national repute.  

Third Fringe Festival date for 'Rom Com' local girl

12/7/12: Local actress Lizzy Mace and Juliette Burton in Rom Com ConClearly a glutton for punishment, local actress Lizzy Mace is taking a touring show which enjoyed breakthrough success at last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival back to Scotland's capital next month.

Young Dukes team in line for national award

28/9/10: The Dukes Creative Learning Department has reached the finals of a prestigious national competition.

In Review: My Mother Said I Never Should

10/2/10: Now showing until Saturday 27 February 2010, the Dukes' production of 'My Mother Said I Never Should' is a beautifully and cleverly interwoven observation of women's lives over three generations. Like a tapestry with different coloured textured threads – each thread representing the choices open to the women.

In Review: Of Mice and Men

4/10/09: By John Steinbeck; Directed by Kevin Dyer The Dukes, Thursday 24th September – Sunday 24th October Review by John Freeman The Dukes publicity describes John Steinbeck's own play of his powerful novel of ranch hands, death and yes, mice, as one of the true American classics.

Watch out for the Vegetable Nannies!

17/2/09: The Dukes and Lancaster University's Nuffield Theatre are celebrating the launch of ‘A Night Less Ordinary', a new national scheme that’s allowing the two theatre venues to team up and offer thousands of free tickets to local young people under the age of 26.

Sabbat Run Extended at Dukes after Sell Out Success

6/2/09: Lancaster's Dukes Theatre has added an extra week of performances to the run of its Lancashire Witch play, Sabbat. This unprecedented step has been taken due to more people booking tickets for the production than any other in recent memory. “We’re thrilled to be extending the run of Sabbat," says Dukes Director Joe Sumsion.

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