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Choreographer Javier de Frutos, this week's big interview. Photo: Richard Hubert Smith

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Hamlet Week 17 2015

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Callum McMillan

16-year-old Callum McMillan moved from Glasgow to London in September to study ballet at the Central School of Ballet. When did you start dancing? I was...
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Under a third of new plays performed in UK theatres are written by women, a new report has revealed. The report, published by the British...
members of Shechter Junior in rehearsals Photo Chien-Ming Chang

“There is all this talent,” says choreographer Hofesh Shechter, “and what are we doing with it?”. Well, in Shechter’s case, more than most. In response...

Guildhall School of Music and Drama student Luke Dale has won this year’s Alan Bates award, which celebrates young acting talent. The 22 year-old was...
A scene from Oddsocks' production of Julius Caesar. Photo: Keep Photography

Happy birthday, Mr Shakespeare. God for England, Harry and St George. Even if you weren’t actually born on April 23, 1564, it’s a good...

Twelve Angry Men follows twelve jurors who have murder on their minds and a life in their hands as they decide the fate of a...
Theatre Royal Stratford East.

London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East is to undergo a major refurbishment of its auditorium, costing more than £200,000. The works are being made possible by...
The 2014 production of Guys and Dolls at Chichester Festival Theatre featured choreography by Carlos Acosta. Photo: Johan Persson

On a recent holiday I had to fill in my profession on a landing card. I was flummoxed. My pen hovered over the dotted...
Scene from The Glass Protege, Park Theatre, London.

In 2010 playwright Dylan Costello showed a summit of world leaders a short film on climate change. He must be confident about the progress...

And here’s to you, Ms Tracy-Ann Oberman/Jesus loves you more than you will know/wo, wo, wo. Of all Oberman’s behind-the-scenes radio plays which disinter...
Scene from Early Days (Of A Better Nation) at Four Thieves, London. Photo by Ryoko Uyama.

The fictional nation of Dacia is now a failed state, after the toppling of its ruling dictator. Interactive theatre company Coney turns the audience...