Nottingham Playhouse - Latest Posts for News http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/news/ News en-gb Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:39:52 +0000 Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:39:52 +0000 £40k funding for homeless and at-risk actors http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/news/40k-funding-for-homeless-and-at-risk-actors/ We have been awarded £38,755 by the Big Lottery Fund to further support the work of our In House theatre group – which was created to provide a supportive and creative space for people who have lived experiences of homelessness, mental health issues, or substance abuse. The group, which has run since 2016, gives people the opportunity to learn more about performing arts whilst building confidence and overall wellbeing. Company members have faced a variety of challenges in their lives, inc... Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/news/40k-funding-for-homeless-and-at-risk-actors/ Private Peaceful: Casting announcement http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/news/private-peaceful-casting-announcement/ Story by Michael Morpurgo to delight theatregoers in Nottingham and beyond We have revealed the cast of upcoming wartime tale Private Peaceful. Including several actors from Nottinghamshire, it’s a production that is set to transport families and schools back in time. Acknowledged by Morpurgo as his favourite work, this adaptation is a new ensemble-version by Simon Reade. It follows the adventures of Peaceful brothers, Tommo and Charlie – starting with their childhood adventures in rura... Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/news/private-peaceful-casting-announcement/