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Theatre Renegade’s Scarlet – the world premiere of Sam H Freeman’s play at Southwark Playhouse – explores how our digital lives affect our real...

The resignation of Tessa Ross as chief executive of the National Theatre has seen many directors declare that producing theatres should be run by...

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Philip Bosworth and Josephine Rattigan in Adventures in Wonderland at the Vaults, London. Photo: Jason Joyce

Thirty-two individually designed sets (realised by students from Central Saint Martins) are among the many things that makes this immersing, extraordinarily realistic piece of...
Anna Anderson, Cameron Mackintosh's production manager

“There can still sometimes be an expectation that production managers are middle-aged men with beards,” says Anna Anderson. Previously freelance, Anderson recently made the...
Julia Crampsie, Nickolas Grace and Janet Suzman. Photo: Kit Shah

Janet Suzman has claimed that women struggle to get acting roles because casting directors “look for totty”. Speaking to The Stage at the Alan Bates...
dance training

1. Classes Dance terrifies some actors, especially if they did little or none in childhood. Build your confidence and expertise by getting to a class...
Comedian Sara Pascoe

Comedians including Sara Pascoe have formed the Equity Comedians’ Network to lobby for better conditions in the sector. Through the network, the performers – all...
Charlie Hollway and Jumaane Brown in A New Play for the General Election at Finborough Theatre, London. Photo by Belkin Photography

This short play by actor and director Chris New has a punning title and a ferocious plot. It was devised by his company of...
A scene from Eclipsed at the Gate Theatre, London

Written by Danai Gurira – who also plays the sword-wielding Michonne on The Walking Dead – this is a harrowing but humane account of...
Katharine Worth

In a long career that embraced both theatre and academia, Katherine Worth could lay claim to being the first female professor of drama in...
Tessa Ross and Rufus Norris. Photo: Paul Plews

In commercial theatre the top dog is the producer – the man or woman who controls the purse strings as well as appointing and...

This sensitive, witty adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s popular book tells the story of Rosie, who makes paper dolls with her mum and then invents...

Tamasha co-artistic director Fin Kennedy has criticised a “steady amateurisation” of small-scale touring work, as a result of being “disproportionately badly hit” by ongoing...
Radio reviews. Photo: Shutterstock

Kneehigh Theatre’s current touring production of Rebecca is sparking lively debate with its irreverence. Some theatregoers apparently don’t like their surprises to be very...