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The Stage Awards 2016 were held at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London on January 29. Although we announced the winners that afternoon, they...

Howard Goodall has labelled it “cruel” to judge Bend It Like Beckham’s closure after less than a year a failure, claiming new musicals in...

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A musical about the 2004 Morecambe Bay cockling disaster has won the £12,000 Perfect Pitch award. Written by Craig Adams and Daniel York, the musical...

A Brechtian at heart, William Gaskill made eloquent platforms for change of the Royal Court Theatre, London, and the Joint Stock Theatre Company in...

Described by the Old Vic as a “mesmeric exploration of power, control, death and life”, Henrik Ibsen’s intricate and mythic play The Master Builder,...

Members of the House of Lords have criticised the government's decision to exclude creative subjects from the English Baccalaureate, claiming "an EBacc without the...

A survey has been launched to assess the impact of the tax relief scheme for theatre so far. Carried out by UK Theatre and the...

Organisations in London receive almost twice as much arts funding as the rest of England combined, despite accounting for just a third of the...

First mooted last year but now officially confirmed, the National Theatre is getting rid of Sunday shows. “The case has not been proven with...

The title of Hassan Mahamdallie’s one woman – plus one oud player – show comes from Koofil, by the Somali national poet Sayyid Mohammad...

Svalbard Company’s All Genius All Idiot is a lively concoction of circus, physical theatre, movement and music. Led by a long-haired male in a...

T he last time I interviewed Diana Rigg was five years ago, when she was appearing in Chichester’s revival of Pygmalion that transferred to...

You can always rely on Neil McPherson’s adventurous Finborough Theatre to pull an unexpected rabbit out of the hat. Nobody, not even Mark Shenton,...

Michael Crawford is to return to the West End to star in a musical version of The Go-Between. Crawford will lead the cast of...
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