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The Stage is the only weekly publication serving the UK performing arts industry.The Stage brings you news, reviews, expert insight and jobs from the entertainment industry. In the weekly edition of The Stage you will find content not found online, this includes practical training advice and big interviews.


There are two types of subscription to The Stage:

Print Edition subscription
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  • Never miss an issue with The Stage delivered directly to your door
  • Free access to the Digital Edition for your desktop, smartphone or tablet

Print Edition subscription options:

  • Annual direct debit: £63
  • Quarterly direct debit: £17
  • 1 year credit card: £69
Digital Edition subscription
  • Save 61% on the cover price
  • Never miss an issue with every edition accessible via desktop, smartphone and tablet
  • Read the 30 most recent issues of The Stage
  • Access additional multimedia content and download pages to read offline

Digital Edition subscription options:

  • Annual direct debit: £40
  • Quarterly direct debit: £15

Frequently Asked Questions

I want to subscribe to the Print Edition, do I get access to the Digital Edition and website as well?

Yes! Currently all print subscribers have complimentary access to the Digital Edition and the website as part of their subscription. This provides you access to The Stage Digital Edition on your desktop, smartphone or tablet. Follow the instructions to access the Digital Edition found in the ‘how-to’ section here. If you need further help accessing the Digital Edition please email:

New & existing subscriber support Call: 01858 438895 Email:

How will you acknowledge my order?

An email confirmation will be sent to you almost immediately after you place your order. If you do not receive a confirmation email please contact The confirmation email will confirm the details of your subscription, the start and end dates, your subscription number and the address to which the issues will be sent.

If I’m giving a gift subscription, do you send anything to the recipient?

Yes, if you have the email address of the recipient we can send an electronic gift card either immediately or on the date of your choice. Also, included in the letter of acknowledgement we send you a greetings card with an envelope – so you can write a personal message and send it on to the recipient. If you are buying more than one subscription, you will receive a card and envelope for each one.

When will I receive my first issue?

It can take us up to 14 days to send you your first issue. You will be provided with the cover date of your start issue in your confirmation email. If you wish to change the start issue specified in your confirmation email please contact us. Additionally, if you have not received your first issue and you think you should have please contact us at: or call 01858 438 895.

How do I change my delivery address?

Please let us know as soon as possible about a change of address so we can ensure you don’t miss an issue. Contact us at: or call 01858 438 895.

Can you deliver outside the UK?

Yes! Simply select your region and country when making your purchase using the subscription links above.

What is my subscriber number?

Your subscriber number identifies you and will help us deal with your query so please quote this in your communications with us. As a Print Edition subscriber, your subscriber number also grants you access to The Stage Digital Edition for smartphone, tablet and desktop. Your subscriber number and username are printed on the address sheet inside the bag in which your newspaper arrives. If you have lost or mislaid your subscriber number, or have other queries, please call 01858 438 895 or email:

How secure are my personal details?

All the information you provide is encrypted using the industry standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology so that when you submit the order from the online form, nothing can be read as it travels down the secure line. Your details are then applied to our subscription system, which resides in a completely separate, unlinked area away from our web pages.

How do I renew my subscription?

Whether you are taking out a subscription for yourself or as a gift, we will send you a reminder before the end of your subscription. Nothing will be sent to a gift recipient unless the subscription expires. To renew simply complete the online renewal process or return the renewal form you receive. Alternatively you can call our subscription team on: 01858 438 895.