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Andrew Lloyd Webber. Photo: Sunday Times

Next year Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera will celebrate its 30th birthday in the West End. Meanwhile, on Broadway, where it...
CV Julia Pascal

Julia Pascal says she has spent her life observing people and situations, all of which have become fodder for her plays, which often examine...
Stuart Piper

Few jobs require people skills to the same extent as a theatrical agent. As well as having to reassure anxious clients on a daily...
The Iver Academy offers training in make-up for film and television, airbrushing and prosthetics application

The UK produces some of the finest costume drama in the world, both on stage and on screen. We bring into focus some of...
Scene from Teatro dei Borgia’s Gl’innamorati. Photo: Raffaella Distaso

Italy’s theatre represents an unparalleled tradition where you’ll find the conventional rubbing shoulders with the avant-garde on every corner. Very much like Germany, it...
Calvin Demba, Peter Wight and Daniel Mays in The Red Lion. Photo: Catherine Ashmore

Following the finalists' reviews we have now whittled down our entrants to the final three. We asked them to review The Red Lion by...
Tom Beard in King Lear at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in 2010. Photo: Johan Persson

Last seen on stage in Polly Stenham’s Hotel at the National Theatre in 2014, Tom Beard was an actor in his prime. Self-effacing and...
Andrew Lloyd Webber. Photo: Sunday Times

The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the UK. Here...
Matt Cardle in Memphis. Photo: Johan Persson

Matt Cardle shot to stardom as the winner of The X Factor in 2010, watched by an average of 17 million people. He has...

From the producers of Hairspray, Midnight Tango and West Side Story comes a hilarious feel-good musical featuring Elvis Presley’s greatest hits and starring the...
ATG technical apprentices and managers, including John Young (back row, second left) and ATG’s joint CEO Rosemary Squire (back row, centre)

The primacy of Ambassador Theatre Group brings with it, among other things, a lot of employment. Within the theatre operator’s 38 UK venues, there...
A scene from Pastoral, by Tom Eccleshare. Photo: Simon Kane

“We’re looking for the best work for our stages.” Over coffee in one of the upstairs rooms in Soho Theatre, Steve Marmion, the venue’s...