CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Inspired by the themes of revelation in Singin' in the Rain when Debbie Reynolds' character, Kathy, is exposed as the true talent behind the curtain, the Octagon will produce its first Reveal season in June 2016. This two week festival will take place in the Studio Theatre and will showcase theatre created by local companies and theatre makers from across the region. It will be curated by Octagon Artistic Director Elizabeth Newman, RTYDS Assistant Director Ben Occhipinti and Associate Producer Deborah Dickinson. This is a fantastic opportunity to see original and exciting work by emerging theatre makers