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‘One of the first celebrities of Georgian England’, Edmund Kean transformed classical performing. Now, actor and Shakespearean scholar Ian Hughes is resurrecting his hero...

Having worked her way up through national and regional directors’ schemes, Rebecca Frecknall is about to open her second production of Tennessee Williams’ seldom-performed...

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This week's production news includes the return of War Horse to the National Theatre in London and a new Alan Bennett play at the...

How do you stage a radio play? In the case of this presentation by the contemporary/experimental music and performance group An assembly, essentially you...

The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed to set aside a £5 million fund for capital investment in the city's theatres and allocate another...

Playwrights Tamsin Oglesby and Simon Stephens will create new pieces of work as part of a programme of events supporting the United Nations Women...

Tales from Star City, written and directed by Dan Dawes, is an earnest one-woman play with bold ambitions. Spanning three decades, it charts the ideological...

William Shakespeare wrote several so-called ‘problem plays’, a series of works not easily categorised as comedy or tragedy. Robin Hooper’s Foul Pages, a fictionalising of...

In this Welsh language translation of Florian Zeller’s award-winning play, La Pere - in English, The Father – the Paris setting has been replaced...

‘One of the first celebrities of Georgian England’, Edmund Kean transformed classical performing. Now, actor and Shakespearean scholar Ian Hughes is resurrecting his hero...

Having worked her way up through national and regional directors’ schemes, Rebecca Frecknall is about to open her second production of Tennessee Williams’ seldom-performed...

The Scottish Parliament's culture committee has labelled evidence given to it by Creative Scotland earlier this week as "unconvincing", and said its funding process...

Ellie Stewart's reworking of the true story of Martin Guerre examines questions of identity and what "belonging" really means. Guerre was a French peasant who...

Cameron Mackintosh’s plans for a new West End venue for subsidised theatre have been given the green light by Camden Council’s planning committee. However, the...
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