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BBC Arts' decision to launch first-time playwright initiative, Debut, to create work for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, was something of a PR own goal...

We have a thriving theatre culture in the UK, both on professional stages and with more than 2,500 amateur dramatic companies, which stage more...

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The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Red at Wyndham's Theatre,...

Some of us can’t look at Anthony Hopkins without seeing Hannibal Lecter, so convincing was he in the role of the flesh-eating serial killer....

Spare a thought for the good people of Strode Theatre in Somerset, who this week had to say goodbye to Harvey, the venue’s resident...

This is not a debate that can be easily settled. Training institutions find themselves the meat in a decidedly awkward sandwich. On the one...

University of the Arts London has announced major expansion plans under which a “total performance school” will be created in west London. UAL incorporates six...

Simon Stephens' Sea Wall, starring Andrew Scott, is to be revived for a limited run next month. The monologue was first produced in 2008 at...

From Taylor Mac to LED pigeons, LIFT’s guest director David Binder speaks to Nick Awde about how his cross-Atlantic experiences have helped him bring...

Producer Adam Blanshay has launched his own company to focus on bringing French works to the UK, in a bid to “temper the divide...

Labour MP Tracy Brabin has warned that parents are at risk of being forced out of the theatre industry because of a lack of...

Just 14% of primetime TV dramas are written by women, a new report has found. It also reveals that less than a third - 28%...

My mum was a professional musical theatre actor back in the 1980s, and inspired me to go to stage school. Over the years,...
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