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A figurehead of northern theatre, Barrie Rutter resigned from the pioneering touring company he founded a quarter-century ago. He explains why he’s had enough...

One of the great privileges of being an artistic director is the opportunity to give jobs to other people. I derive as much pleasure...

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Sara Shaarawi was raised in Cairo and settled in Scotland after studying there. She tells Tim Bano about bringing Arab work to the Edinburgh...

Visa issues have forced the cancellation of a production in the first showcase of Arab theatre and dance at the Edinburgh Fringe, with a...

Kenneth Branagh has praised the Globe's decision to make Michelle Terry artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, describing it as a "really exciting appointment". Speaking to...

HQ Theatres has become the second major theatre operator to introduce in-seat refreshment delivery at its venues. HQ, which is part of Qdos Entertainment and...

London’s Bush Theatre has announced that its executive director Jon Gilchrist is to step down. Gilchrist will leave his position at the end of 2017...

ITI World Congress SPAIN/SEGOVIA More than 600 theatre professionals attended the nine days of the 35th World Congress of the International Theatre Institute, held in Segovia....

Despite having one of the world’s poorest economies, Burkina Faso is something of a world leader in theatre development, Nick Awde finds, with its...

Natasha J Barnes lived the showbiz fairytale of going out as an understudy for Funny Girl and returning a West End star. She tells Mark Shenton...

Claus Guth’s Glyndebourne debut production saw three cast changes in the weeks leading up to the first night, with the title role of the...

This musical adaptation of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 first saw light of day at Leicester’s Curve in...

The number of people working in the creative industries is growing at four times the rate of the UK workforce as a whole, new...

Gina McKee is to star in new play Boudica at Shakespeare's Globe. The Notting Hill star, whose recent stage credits include Faith Healer at the...
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