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Manchester's Home. Photo: Paul Karalius

Festival season is still in full swing – in Brighton, Norwich and Bristol – but the main event of the week is probably the...
The Stage Critic Search 2015

What is The Stage Critic Search? The Stage Critic Search 2015 – in association with TheatrePeople.com – is a competition to find the nation's best undiscovered...

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‘There is no access to God without pain’Dennis Potter The BFI is proud to continue the screenings that began last year to commemorate the 20th...
Evelyn Hoskins, centre, in Carrie The Musical at Southwark Playhouse. Photo: Tristram Kenton

"Musicals do not get written - they get rewritten." It's a familiar expression in musical theatre production. But tinkering with a musical does not necessarily...
James William Wright and Adele Querol in The One Day Of The Year, Finborough Theatre

Have you seen those ‘Australian’s suck’ adverts on London billboards? Two beach images show a man and a woman – gorgeous, naturally – sucking...
John Byrne. Photo: Catherine Usher

YOUR PROBLEM In a recent column you discussed the problems older actors sometimes have with getting work. I’ve been in the business for more...
Lola Lamour. Photo: InaGlo

A sparklingly original artist who perfectly captures the glamour of the 1950s and 60s, Lola Lamour is a reminder that they don’t make them...
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Is theatre taking inspiration from the rise of the bedroom producer in dance music? In Bucket Club’s playful, young piece, two performers sit stage...
West End Producer. Photo: Matt Crockett

@westendproducer @TheStage what do you think schools should be Doing to encourage the Arts and should we do more? — Rikki Jackson (@jacksorm) May 10,...
Orange Tree artistic director Paul Miller.

Richmond’s Orange Tree Theatre has seen a doubling of first-time audience members year-on-year, despite having Arts Council England funding withdrawn. Though its overall audience has...

Gareth Gates and Simon Webbe are to star in the West End premiere of musical The 3 Little Pigs. Written by George Stiles and Anthony...
Plymouth Palace. Photo: Guy Harris

Plymouth’s derelict Palace Theatre has been saved by a youth training charity. Last year the Theatre’s Trust named the Palace one of the top three...

A play with music by Che Walker features in Theatre Royal Stratford East’s autumn season. The season also includes the return of Home Theatre, which...

Marc Napolitano’s Oliver! A Dickensian Musical has won the 2015 Theatre Book Prize. Napolitano, who is an assistant professor at the West Point Military Academy...