Editor's picks

There’s an eclectic programme of new work opening around the country this week, including new musicals and new writing, culminating in a weekend of...

Last week, theatre company Tonic Theatre published its latest research into gender equality in the theatre industry, revealing "profound imbalances". This week we're asking:...

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Polka Theatre is to premiere a new stage production of Dick King-Smith's Babe, the Sheep-Pig. Adapted by David Wood, the show will run over...

Drama screenwriters have received a significant 78% pay rise after successful negotiations between the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain and other industry bodies. For an...

Olivier award-winning director Michael Grandage has been brought on to helm the Broadway production of new Disney musical Frozen. The director, who won an Olivier...

Theatres are about to be hit by a perfect storm of data protection regulation and need to start planning ahead now for huge changes,...

My first job was in 2004: a week playing a nurse on Tracy Beaker for the BBC in Cardiff. It couldn’t have happened at...

1. Small is beautiful Irish actors are blessed yet burdened with the scale of their unique theatre industry. Actors should try to turn this to their...

Denise Gough is to star in BBC2 drama Paula, which is the first original TV series from playwright Conor McPherson. She will be joined by...

The f-word. The c-word. Obscenities. Entwined loins reaching mutual orgasm in dark woods. DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover is a frank exploration of sex,...

Based on the true story of the newspaper published on the Western Front for British soldiers during the First World War, The Wipers Times...

Vanities: The Musical opened in the West End last week, starring Lizzy Connolly. She talks to David Hutchison about women in musicals and the joy...

The Norwich-based Baroque Theatre Company is a small touring company with a big vision. Its latest offering is far from comfortable. Ira Levin’s other...

Both William Shakespeare and the Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu died in 1616, a coincidence that inspired A Shakespearean Handan Dream. In juxtaposing the Chinese opera...
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