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Henry Goodman in rehearsals for Volpone at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo: Manuel Harlan

The Big Interview: Henry Goodman Henry Goodman tells Michael Coveney about researching roles, Jewish stereotypes on TV and why it’s important to read the fine...
Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part One. Photo: Lionsgate

A new Harry Potter stage show is to premiere in the West End next summer. Based on a story created by JK Rowling, Jack...

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Since joining the musical Thriller Live in 2009, Tyrone Lee has toured the show to more than 20 countries and is currently a resident...
Performers at this year’s Cromer end-of-the-pier show

Think of an end-of-the-pier show and most of us think of something from another age, such as the pierrot-costumed troupe acting out the horrors...
Henry Goodman in rehearsals for Volpone at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo: Manuel Harlan

“Good morning to the day; and next, my gold!” Henry Goodman is about to deliver one of the best opening lines in world drama....

The Skriker is ancient, earth-old, pre-history, a thing of myth. It can take any form, any face. It is not human but it likes...
Gina-Georgio

Alongside co-writer James Beeny, Gina Georgio is the composer and lyricist for new musical The Dreamers, running at St James Theatre in London. Having...
Catering for the digital-first generation: theatre shouldn’t be afraid to look at the way other sectors market to their customers

Technology has transformed how we run our professional and personal lives. Everything is digital, everything is faster, everything is measured, everything is personalised and...

Who would have thought that a book full of holes could be made into a ballet full of dazzling multi-sensory surprises. Inspired by Safran...

There could be no more vivid or enduring testimony to the unrealised potential of James Menzies-Kitchin, a promising young director who died far too...
Cygnet Theatre’s Playhouse Creatures

I’ve been to several interesting drama school shows in the last few weeks as graduating students stage their final productions. These have included The...
The Gruffalo at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue

If you dramatise one of the most popular picture books ever written then you have to present something that your young audience will recognise...
Throwback at Jacksons Lane

Sometimes it pays to get personal. The seven members of Silver Lining circus company are infectiously honest about themselves throughout this performance. Confessions, jokes...
Family Arts Festival: the Bog Draw at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Photo: Richard Coleman

A Welsh-language version of Les Miserables will be performed as part of this year's Family Arts Festival. The national event will be presented in a...