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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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Rosalie Craig, Louise Brealey and Charles Edwards have all been cast in upcoming productions at the National Theatre. Craig is to play Rosalind in the...
The Rape of Lucretia, at Glyndebourne Festival 2015, featuring Christine Rice and Matthew Rose. Photograph: Robbie Jack

Fiona Shaw’s examination of Britten’s first chamber opera, first produced for the Glyndebourne Tour in 2013, returns to the Sussex stage nearly 70 years...
Can't Forget About You, Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Despite a weak second act, and an overly sentimental finale, David Ireland’s script reinvents the familiar tale of love across generations through a witty look at a...
David Poynor and Steven Webb in As Is at Trafalgar Studios

Rich, a gay writer living in 80s New York, has just learned that he is HIV-positive and is trying to keep up with a...
Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson is an actor, writer, director and drama teacher. His work includes acting roles in Peak Practice, The Bill and Picking Up the...
Lenny Henry in Educating Rita at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Photo: Manuel Harlan

I don't like celery. But I don't write endless articles about how much I hate it. I simply don't eat it. And if there's...

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...