The Theatre Show

The Theatre Show, 6 October 2011

Former artistic director of the Octagon Theatre in Bolton Mark Babych talks about directing the brand new play from East is East writer Ayub Khan-Din All the Way Home for Library Theatre Company at The Lowry and also tells us what he has been up to since leaving the Octagon just over two years ago.

We bring you reviews of two productions: All the Way Home and the revised touring version of the musical Sister Act, based on the Hollywood blockbuster, which opens its first ever UK tour at the Opera House in Manchester.

New writing news includes the shortlist announcement from the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, a call for scripts from the 24:7 Theatre Festival and next week's JB Shorts at Joshua Brooks in Manchester.