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Editor's picks

Those of us who work in and around theatre like to tell ourselves “the play’s the thing”. But, increasingly, I’m starting to wonder whether...

The woman at the helm of the National Theatre’s Creative Diversity Project tells Lyn Gardner why she is determined to keep the conversation around...

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Alan Ayckbourn's two-part play The Divide has been merged into one for its run at the Old Vic, with producers claiming additional development enabled...

In recent years, the Evening Standard Awards has been accused of rewarding the most famous, if not always the most deserving, performers with a...

A trumpet playing, narcoleptic good fairy (Nicola Bryan) sets the tone for Chatham’s traditional yet fresh pantomime. It’s a treat, featuring delightful performances and...

The Scottish Government's draft budget for 2018/19 has set out measures to protect funding for arts organisations, despite earlier warnings that subsidy was likely...

The Royal Court has set up a writers' group specifically for playwrights in the north of England, in order to bridge what it sees...

A parliament inquiry is being launched into Lottery operator Camelot after it was revealed the company’s profits more than doubled during the same period...

National Trading Standards has conducted a series of raids and arrested four people in a crackdown on ticket touts. Officers raided four properties across the...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged half a million pounds for 10 creative enterprise zones across the capital. The zones were outlined originally in...

Now this is how you produce a decent local panto on a very low budget. With a cast of eight and a recorded musical...

Production images for Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse have been released. The play, by Amy Herzog, stars Imogen Poots and James Norton, alongside Faith...

Returning to Kirkcaldy for a second year, Imagine Theatre rubs its magic lamp and delivers an Aladdin which has all the requisite elements right down to a rare...

There are two pantomimes happening in Exeter this year and, like gloriously mismatched sisters, there’s room enough for the both of them. Whilst Exeter’s...
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