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If I didn’t work as a theatre journalist, I’m pretty certain that I’d never actually go to the theatre. Alright, that’s quite a melodramatic statement,...

The Stage Podcast: Mark Thomas, interviewed by Thom Dibdin As he collects The Stage Special Award, part of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2016, Mark Thomas...

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Those of us who love musicals constantly hark back to the supposedly golden age that ran from the 1940s to the 1960s. During this...

Having fringe withdrawals? Feel like your day is incomplete if you haven’t seen three pieces of Belgian theatre by lunchtime or had a mac...

It may seem hard to imagine, but I remember when shows at the Edinburgh Fringe had intervals. Venues such as the Assembly Rooms presented...

For many of us in the industry, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is full of ghosts. Whether it be the memories brought up by being in...

"Bloody Poles and Irish!" This is the opening line of John Osborne's 1957 play about the dying embers of the British Empire. It’s a...

It's always a pleasure to revisit Little Shop of Horrors, if not actually go flower shopping there. At a time when its creators Alan...

Kabinet K might be the Belgian dance company that works with both child and adult dancers, but this Raw is far from being uncooked....

In the Heights is to close in January 2017 after a run of over a year. Arun Blair-Mangat, Juliet Gough and Stephanie Rojas will join...

Baritone Huw Montague Rendall has won the 51st John Christie Award for a promising young singer. Montague Rendall was awarded the annual scholarship on August...

Joe Sumsion has announced he will step down as artistic director of the Dukes in Lancaster after nearly 10 years. The director has helmed the...

Georgia’s Tumanishvili Theatre usually has a surprise up its sleeve each time it comes to Edinburgh, and this time it's a powerful version of...

Inspired by a feature in the New York Times, They Built It. No One Came tells the story of two young gay men who...
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