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409 million – the number of pounds that will be invested annually as part of the new four-year funding round. 831 – the number of...

Update: This story was amended on June 27 to correct information about funding for Youth Music Theatre UK. Hampstead Theatre is one of the biggest losers in...

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In an era before Australian soap operas became a seemingly permanent fixture on televisions worldwide, Lyn James found herself as the star of one...

Eight minutes is the time it takes for a photon – the fundamental particle of visible light – to travel from the sun to...

Stewart Pringle has won the 2017 Papatango New Writing Prize for his play Trestle. In celebration of the company's 10th anniversary, Papatango has also launched...

Tabard isn’t much of a traveller. On the rare occasion that getting on a long-haul flight has been necessary, it’s always the same: watch...

A reader’s letter, ‘Diversity must be embraced’ (Comment, June 1), commented on the lack of people of colour in audiences, as well as in...

Stage and costume designer Grace Smart recently confessed in an interview with The Stage that she once broke into a theatre at 7am to...

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the first nights of...

After more than two decades, the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival is still going strong, with an accessible, eclectic line up of exciting outdoor...

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra will celebrate its second anniversary with a season that includes performances of Mack and Mabel and A Christmas Carol. The...

Academy award winner, Hollywood legend and star of hit TV series Homeland, F Murray Abraham plays Benjamin Rubin, a cantankerous old writer, whiskey aficionado...

Jess Latowicki and Chris Brett Bailey are trying to put on a show: there’s a bit of comedy, a dance routine. But their efforts...
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