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Manchester's Home. Photo: Paul Karalius

Festival season is still in full swing – in Brighton, Norwich and Bristol – but the main event of the week is probably the...
The Stage Critic Search 2015

What is The Stage Critic Search? The Stage Critic Search 2015 – in association with TheatrePeople.com – is a competition to find the nation's best undiscovered...

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Gareth Gates and Simon Webbe are to star in the West End premiere of musical The 3 Little Pigs. Written by George Stiles and Anthony...
Plymouth Palace. Photo: Guy Harris

Plymouth’s derelict Palace Theatre has been saved by a youth training charity. Last year the Theatre’s Trust named the Palace one of the top three...

A play with music by Che Walker features in Theatre Royal Stratford East’s autumn season. The season also includes the return of Home Theatre, which...

Marc Napolitano’s Oliver! A Dickensian Musical has won the 2015 Theatre Book Prize. Actor Timothy West presented the award today (May 22) on behalf of...
Michael Fabiano and Ana Maria Martinez in Poliuto, Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne inaugurates the festival season with this production of a Donizetti rarity – so rare, indeed, that the Sussex opera house can claim its...
Hiran Abeysekera in Peter Pan at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London. Photo: Tristram Kenton

The story of Peter Pan has undergone many transformations since its first production in 1904 including those by Disney and Steven Spielberg. Even in...
Joe Armstrong and Louise Brealey in Constellations

The Royal Court deserves applause for its commitment to touring some of its new work, even when it’s taken three years to get Nick...
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The increase in university tuition fees was one of the defining actions of the last government. It cost the Liberal Democrats dearly in the...
Gemma Oaten, James Hooten and Jane Cox in Emmerdale. Photo: ITV

To see how far ‘soap opera’ has developed from its origins in 1930s American radio, where daily domestic dramas sold the detergents and other...
Pippa Winslow in Cougar the Musical. Photo: Robert Day

Donna Moore’s comedy focusing on middle-aged women on the prowl for younger men was an Off-Broadway hit and now crosses the Atlantic for its...
Tamara Rojo at the London City Island development. Photo:P Curties

English National Ballet is to move to a new multi-million pound home in east London. The new base, which is part of the London City...
Michael White in 1979

Lots of people call themselves producers nowadays. There were so many names above the title for the original Broadway incarnation of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,...