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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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Cygnet Theatre’s Playhouse Creatures

I’ve been to several interesting drama school shows in the last few weeks as graduating students stage their final productions. These have included The...
The Gruffalo at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue

If you dramatise one of the most popular picture books ever written then you have to present something that your young audience will recognise...
Throwback at Jacksons Lane

Sometimes it pays to get personal. The seven members of Silver Lining circus company are infectiously honest about themselves throughout this performance. Confessions, jokes...
Family Arts Festival: the Bog Draw at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Photo: Richard Coleman

A Welsh-language version of Les Miserables will be performed as part of this year's Family Arts Festival. The national event will be presented in a...
Samuel West. Photo: Stephanie Methuen

Actors and directors have voiced fears that new trade laws being negotiated by the European Union could negatively affect subsidised arts organisations in the...

A concert production of Stiles and Drewe’s Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure is to be staged in London in October. Part of the same...

Wales Millennium Centre is to collaborate with Welsh-language channel S4C on a series of projects marking a "major new creative direction" for the venue. Under...
Shakespeare's R&J at the Tabard Theatre

In a public school, the boys are taught gender politics by rote in a disciplinarian regime. By night, they turn to the pages of...
John Byrne. Photo: Catherine Usher

YOUR PROBLEM I’m sure you’ve had to help with stage fright before, but what I’m contacting you for help with is ‘offstage fright’. Basically,...
West End Producer. Photo: Matt Crockett

@westendproducer @TheStage yes I have one... How do you? — Con O'Neill (@cononeilluk) September 8, 2014 I presume you are asking how to act. Well, the...
Deborah Bestwick

South London venue Ovalhouse is to make its new building in Brixton a centre of excellence for disability arts. At its current home in Kennington,...

Rufus Hound has joined the cast of The Wars of the Roses at the Rose Theatre Kingston. The actor will play Bedford and Bolingbroke in...