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Historians have argued whether poet Emilia Bassano was the muse of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Nick Smurthwaite finds out more about the inspiration for the Globe’s...

Now in their second year, The Stage Debut Awards are the only UK awards that specifically recognise breakthrough theatre talent, celebrating emerging actors and...

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Historians have argued whether poet Emilia Bassano was the muse of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Nick Smurthwaite finds out more about the inspiration for the Globe’s...

Linking together several non-linear storytelling strands, Never Vera Blue by Alexandra Wood addresses the experience of domestic abuse and violence. From subtle manipulation to attacks...

It takes a while to get your head around Hunch, Kate Kennedy’s intensely physical solo show about the perils of indecision, but once you...

Eva O’Connor’s new play - in Edinburgh as part of the Culture Ireland Showcase – attacks that classic crux of contemporary Irish drama: progress,...

Busking can be a scary business. Just you, your instrument, and an audience that, more often than not, walks past without a glance. It’s...

The summer festival at Bregenz keeps the small Austrian city on Lake Constance full and occupied for a month of activity. Chief among this...

Tabarnak, deriving from 'tabernacle' (the cupboard you keep the wine and wafers in at church), is a Canadian French expletive used to add emphasis...

The Color Purple is to be revived by Leicester's Curve and the Birmingham Hippodrome, for a new production in 2019. The musical is based on...

Venue Cymru in Llandudno, Wales is to undergo a £3 million redevelopment. Planning permission has been granted by Conwy Council for the redevelopment, which will...

A-level drama is in danger of disappearing from state schools in England, it has been warned, as the subject is revealed to be among...

Jonathan Church, artistic director of Theatre Royal Bath's summer season, has settled on the 50th anniversary of Arthur Miller's intricately plotted family drama The...

One of two shows by Irish company Malaprop at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Jericho also explores, among many other things, communication and the way we...
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