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If proof were needed that you don’t have to have big-name stars and a limitless budget to create a successful pantomime, look no further...

A sparky tap dance round the cauldron by Hollie Cassar as Spite and a wittily well written love duet from Terrence Frisch and Neil...

Five theatremakers from the West Midlands are to create new plays with and for communities across Birmingham as part of a new £750,000 scheme. The...

By nature, Derry-Londonderry's prime pantomime is both epic and cosy, more notable for human warmth than still considerable technique. That very much remains the case...

A week after Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States, the result – and what it means – is only just sinking in...

There is something quite wonderful about stripping a Disneyfied fairytale back to its roots, something joyous about dispensing with all the corporate kitsch and...

For this Christmas show for the under-sevens, the Bristol Old Vic team up with the Wardrobe Ensemble – the company that previously created Eloise...

For anyone fed up with the Christmas season’s compulsory cheeriness, Scenes from the End, a visceral exploration of loss and grieving, may be the...

JB Priestley’s early novel, Benighted, was filmed by James Whale as The Old Dark House in 1932. In his stage adaptation, playwright Duncan Gates...

Taking part in arts activities reduces the chance of young offenders committing another crime by up to a fifth, claims new research. According to statistics...

The Theatre Royal’s decision to go beyond its usual local talent pool for casting this year’s panto has mixed results. Importing two former stars...

Jude Kelly, artistic director of Southbank Centre, and playwright Bonnie Greer are among the leading women in the arts challenging the blocking of Althea...
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