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The Gate Theatre is a hot box, cell-like and faintly oppressive when it’s packed with people, qualities Elayce Ismail’s production makes work in its...

Rosalie Craig and Matthew Seadon-Young have joined the cast of Sweeney Todd, which begins its run at the London Coliseum at the end of...

Derby Theatre is on a high with its entry this year into Arts Council England’s National Portfolio, and the world premiere of Mike Kenny’s...

If the first of Pinter’s unmade screenplays, Victory, translates to radio in a tropical ferment, like a Gaugin turned sinister, this second premiere has...

Maxine Peake will discuss women on stage and screen with arts figures including Royal Court artistic director Vicky Featherstone in the first episode of...

Mel Brooks will perform a one-off solo show at London's Prince of Wales Theatre later this month. Mel Brooks Live in London will be the...

This comedy about three friends’ attempt to conquer Snowdon is the first play by Birmingham performance poet Steven Camden, also known as Polarbear. Turning to...

The Vault Festival has quickly established itself as a brilliant place to spot new talent. Three years in, festival directors Tim Wilson and Mat...

Maggie Smith has admitted that she is unlikely to return to the stage because the process of performing everyday is too exhausting. Speaking to The...
A scene from Nursing Lives. Photo: Graeme Braidwood

Worcester-based Vamos Theatre has its own very special way of telling a story. Using masks and mime, its characters play out this tale of love...

Rupert Goold has revealed he feels uneasy about theatres relying on corporate and philanthropic funding, as it may influence the work they make. The Almeida...
Inset: Nicholas Scrivens. Main picture: Verity Burgess in GSA's MA Production of Fiddler on the Roof. Photo: Mark Dean

Nicholas Scrivens teaches musical theatre at Guildford School of Acting. Here he explains why training as an actor-musician can boost your career. Where did you...