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Who was Wilfred Owen?

Who was Wilfred Owen?

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

In Regeneration, Siegfried Sassoon meets fellow poet Wilfred Owen while at Craiglockhart Hospital. Nicholas Rice looks at the rest of Owen’s life and influences

Blog: First World War perspectives - fiction vs non-fiction

Blog: First World War perspectives - fiction vs non-fiction

Friday, 11 July 2014

How is the public's view of World War One influenced by literature? By Stacey Permaul. 

Touring Consortium becomes an Arts Award Supporter

Touring Consortium becomes an Arts Award Supporter

Friday, 11 July 2014

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company are proud to announce that they have become an official Arts Award Supporter as they move into their next touring production of Pat Barker's Regeneration, adapted by Nicholas Wright.

Who was Siegfried Sassoon?

Who was Siegfried Sassoon?

But who was he?

Friday, 11 July 2014

A look into the life of Siegfried Sassoon, the World War One poet who is also a key character in the forthcoming stage adaptation of Pat Barker's Regeneration. By Nicholas Rice. 

Spotlight On...Will Treasure, Deputy Stage Manager of Brassed Off

Spotlight On...Will Treasure, Deputy Stage Manager of Brassed Off

Spotlight On...Will Treasure, Deputy Stage Manager of Brassed Off

Friday, 4 July 2014

DSM stands for Deputy Stage Manager. But what does that actually mean? What does the job entail? Will Treasure, the DSM on The Touring Consortium Theatre Company’s 2014 production of Brassed Off, explains. Brassed Off recently completed its three-month tour to ten different theatres – and Will is still recovering a little!

Darlington gets £1.5m for new kids theatre next door to the Civic Theatre

Darlington gets £1.5m for new kids theatre next door to the Civic Theatre

Darlington gets £1.5m for new kids theatre next door to the Civic Theatre

Friday, 4 July 2014

Huge congratulations to our consortium partner venue, Darlington Civic Theatre, and their local young people’s company, Theatre Hullabaloo, as their vision for a major new children’s theatre comes a major step closer to reality.

Watch This Is Mine

Watch This Is Mine

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

This is it... after months of filming, editing and all-round creativity from communities across the UK, we present This Is Mine, a short film uniting all your submissions to provide a snapshot of community and memories of mining communities.

Swan Canaries

Swan Canaries

Monday, 23 June 2014

A new production commemorating the role of women in WW1 is touring the East Midlands this Summer. 

WW1 Collection

WW1 Collection

Friday, 20 June 2014

An online collection of useful resources and articles from around the web. We'll be updating throughout the tour of Regeneration.

Regeneration Poetry Workshop

Regeneration Poetry Workshop

Saturday, 14 June 2014

We are offering free poetry workshops to schools booking to see Touring Consortium Theatre Company's production of Regeneration in Autumn 2014.

Premiere screening of This is Mine at the NCM

Premiere screening of This is Mine at the NCM

Friday, 6 June 2014

A short film made by The Touring Consortium Theatre Company about community and what it means to people today will have its premiere screening at the NCM's Miners' Gala on June 22nd 2014.

Spotlight On...Marcus Romer, Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre Company

Spotlight On...Marcus Romer, Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre Company

Friday, 6 June 2014

Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre, published playwright, director & actor Marcus Romer joins us for a special Twitter Spotlight On.

Did you know?...10 facts about: Bradford Alhambra

Did you know?...10 facts about: Bradford Alhambra

Friday, 30 May 2014

The Alhambra Theatre was built in 1914, by Francis Laidler known as the King of Pantomime. This year the Alhambra is celebrating its centenary so ambassador Bob Davis compiled a list of ten things you might not know about one of Bradford's most loved buildings.

Interview with...Simon Godwin and Nicholas Wright

Interview with...Simon Godwin and Nicholas Wright

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Producer Matthew Gale took some time out of auditions to ask director Simon Godwin and writer Nicholas Wright about the upcoming production of Regeneration.

Spotlight On...Rebecca King, Marketing Officer, Darlington Civic Theatre

Spotlight On...Rebecca King, Marketing Officer, Darlington Civic Theatre

Monday, 26 May 2014

Rebecca King was born in County Durham in 1986 and studied English literature at the University of Edinburgh. She has been employed variously as a bookseller, theatre usher, box office clerk, and even as a clerical assistant in a council's streetlighting department. Now, aside from writing she works in arts marketing. She currently lives in Darlington but dreams of living by the English seaside, or in London, New York or Paris, possibly in another, earlier decade although she hasn't yet decided which one it would be.

Award-winning Simon Godwin announced as director for Regeneration

Award-winning Simon Godwin announced as director for Regeneration

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Evening Standard award winner Simon Godwin is announced as the director for Touring Consortium Theatre Company next production, the adaptation of Pat Barker's Booker-nominated novel Regeneration

Brassed Off hits Bolton!

Brassed Off hits Bolton!

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Brassed Off finished its triumphant tour at Sheffield Lyceum before moving in to Bolton Octagon Theatre for a sell-out final three weeks from 15th May - 14th June.

My first theatre experience

My first theatre experience

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

TCTC Ambassadors, Family Learning Services in Bradford, filmed an interview with a first time theatregoer. 

Will Harvey's War - World Premiere at Cheltenham Everyman

Will Harvey's War - World Premiere at Cheltenham Everyman

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

A play by Paul Milton, adapted from an original novel by F.W. Harvey.  Designed by Phil R. Daniels and Hayley Spicer.  Directed by Paul Milton.

Our Young Person's Guide to the Brass Band!

Our Young Person's Guide to the Brass Band!

Monday, 19 May 2014

The delightful Jackfield Band took time out of performing in our production of Brassed Off, to host a guide to the brass band for one of the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's Wolverhampton Partnership Schools, King's School, in the auditorium of the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.