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Sion Daniel Young in the National Theatre's War Horse . Photo: Simon Annand

Nicholas Hytner has highlighted subsidised tickets and live cinema screenings as two of his biggest achievements during his 12-year tenure at the National Theatre. So...

By the nature of the job, actors have to learn to bond with each other at a much faster rate than in the civilian...

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Drama UK's Ian Kellgren

Drama UK has warned that the sector will suffer “irrevocable damage” if drama schools are not given the “right level of rational and equitable”...
Spotlight Showcase 2014

Spotlight has revealed the drama school graduates in the running for its annual prize. Nominated graduates will perform in front of a panel of judges...

Born in Bishop’s Stortford and raised in Leighton Buzzard, Alistair Smith trained in technical and production management at the Central School of Speech and...
Miranda Mac Letten and Rob McNeill in The Drowned Man – a Hollywood Fable. This image is to appear in Punchdrunk's book. Photo: Julian Abrams

Theatre company Punchdrunk has announced it will publish a photography book documenting its production of The Drowned Man – a Hollywood Fable. A collection of...
Arts centres and theatres in Wales are taking part in a scheme to improve access for disabled people

About 30 theatres and arts centres in Wales have signed up to a scheme to give disabled people better access to the arts. The scheme,...
Noel Coward (right) and Laurence Olivier in the original production of Coward’s Private Lives, 1930

Noel Coward’s life and work will be celebrated as part of a season dedicated to him at the British Film Institute. Noel Coward on TV:...

Former EastEnders actor Emma Barton is to join the cast of Jerry Herman revue show Jerry’s Girls when the show transfers to the Jermyn...
Joe Armstrong and Louise Brealey. Photo: Johann Persson

PLAYS • Joe Armstrong and Louise Brealey are set to star in the UK tour of Constellations, which begins on May 16 at the New...

Our capital’s City Hall played host to a number of creative industry leaders last week as the Mayor of London unveiled his new cultural...

It was hard to focus on much last week with the sad news that Zayn Malik has decided to leave One Direction. For those philistines...
Bryn Terfel, David Charles Abell and Emma Thompson at curtain call at ENO's London Coliseum. Photo: Dan Wooller

Half of those who have booked to see Sweeney Todd at London’s Coliseum are first-time visitors to English National Opera, the show’s co-producer has...

I’ve got it. I’m part of the 2% again. All thanks to a villainous king. Recently, I read that only 2% of people do...