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Editor's picks

Are all great iconoclasts doomed to become icons? The titanic British theatremaker Joan Littlewood more or less gave up on the stage after the 1975...

The Writer – Almeida Theatre, London Ella Hickson, whose past work includes Precious Little Talent, Boys and 2016’s Oil, returns to the Almeida with a new...

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West End actors including Caroline Sheen and Jodie Jacobs have revealed their battles with anxiety in a bid to encourage more industry conversations around...

With songs from Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Winnie The Pooh, The Aristocats and more! A smash hit show for all...

The historic market town of Cirencester in the Cotswolds is famous for its agricultural college and its polo club. But until now it has...

Next week, the 51st Brighton Fringe, England’s largest fringe festival and the third biggest in the world, begins. Over the following four weeks, more than 500,000 audience...

This new musical based on J Meade Falkner's melodramatic Victorian 1898 novel, Moonfleet is a lumpen, deadly earnest affair. The story swirls with derring-do. John,...

Baz Luhrmann’s warm and silly 1992 debut Strictly Ballroom, the first of his ‘Red Curtain’ Trilogy – followed by Romeo + Juliet and then...

Theatr Clwyd in Wales has announced the participants of its Roundabout writer-in-residence scheme. The three writers are actor Melangell Dolma, director and comedian Carri Munn,...

The final days of Anne Boleyn are being dramatised for a new site-specific play at the Tower of London, where she was executed in...

Izzy Tennyson won the Ideastap/Underbelly award for her debut solo show Brute at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She tells Giverny Masso about her...

Jamaican dancehall and Georgian polyphonic chanting – it seems like an odd pairing for a main stage production, but Cecilia Bengolea and Francois Chaignaud’s...

Puppets are on the up – War Horse and Pinocchio being just a couple of recent examples. So now is a better time than...

While onstage gender reversal has long been a common sight in pantomime, drag has tended to be regarded as a niche style of performance....
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