Editor's picks

They always say that the only things you can't avoid are death and taxes (though Amazon, Google et al are doing a pretty good...

Maxine Peake has claimed women are better at running theatres than men because they are more adept at multitasking and often have smaller egos....

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Two figures stand upon the stage, each halves of the same man, mirroring each other’s movements. They strike a match, and the one whose...

When was the last time a playwright made their debut in the West End with a brand-new play, without a prior try-out production elsewhere?...

MUSICALS Glee star Amber Riley will play the lead role in Dreamgirls when it opens in the West End in November. Riley will play Effie...

Mike Bartlett's Cock is a bracing deconstruction of sexual identity and the awkwardness of desire. With a script that delves into the subconscious thoughts...

Rhum and Clay’s exuberant tribute to classic detective fiction understands the workings of the genre. Played with mischievous charm by Julian Spooner, Sam Shadow...

Burnley’s Empire Theatre will be assessed to see whether it is fit for redevelopment, after the local council agreed to help fund a viability...

Theatres including the Almeida, Curve and Royal and Derngate are to upgrade their buildings and equipment after receiving shares of an £11 million funding...

Arts Council England chair Peter Bazalgette has argued that improving accessibility to the arts for young people is more important than ever. He claimed it...

Not many directors start their career with an ambitious site-specific project that generates headlines. Cressida Brown made an immediate impression 10 years ago with...

The concept of mounting a theatrical tour in the UK is enough to drive some producers into a logistical tailspin, but in January this...

Threats cancel play GREECE/ATHENS A new play has been pulled by Greece’s National Theatre after public criticism escalated to potential violence. The Nash Equilibrium, a...

Ben Caplan and Damian Humbley have been cast in Salisbury Playhouse’s production of Hedda Gabler. Kirsty Bushell will play the title role in Brian Friel’s...
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