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Seasonal shows have a reputation for providing a much-needed boost to theatres’ income. David Brownlee analyses UK Theatre’s annual data to assess the impact...

In Paddington 2, Hugh Grant plays villainous actor Phoenix Buchanan, a man of unlimited egotism and fading fame. To fund his one-man comeback show...

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As The Stage's pantomime edition is released this week, David Brownlee explores the most popular pantomimes in the UK and the box office income...

Theatre director Ramin Gray is being investigated after being accused of inappropriate behaviour in his role as artistic director of Actors Touring Company. ATC has...

Creative Scotland has warned all its 119 regularly funded organisations that it will not announce its funding decisions for their 2018-2021 grants until the...

Following the success of Pied Piper Theatre’s Burglar Bill last year, this new two hander for very young children follows a similar format. There...

Scottish actor and singer Shona White has been appointed the first patron of the West End’s Playhouse Theatre. She also becomes the first patron to...

The opera buffa Cosi Fan Tutte contains some of Mozart's most glorious arias and orchestrations, but Da Ponte’s libretto, whose title translates as “all women...

Hull Truck Theatre has announced its 2018 season, which leads with the premiere of James Graham’s The Culture – A Farce in Two Acts. It...

Charming children’s dance-theatre show Tidy Up takes aim at anal retentive orderliness with brightly-coloured balloons, confetti and cushions. But it doesn’t simply revel in mess...

Earlier this year, the panto war ended when Qdos took over long-time competitor First Family Entertainment. Paul Vale looks at the unforeseen consequences of...

Pantomimes broke two records last year, with total box office income rising above £60 million for the first time and theatres selling an average...

Seasonal shows have a reputation for providing a much-needed boost to theatres’ income. David Brownlee analyses UK Theatre’s annual data to assess the impact...

Kyle Abraham’s Pavement is a cri de coeur for black America. Political, painful and cerebral, it’s written in a far-reaching physical language that incorporates...
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