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As the ever-reliable stooge to a succession of television comedians, Bella Emberg’s sizeable frame (the butt of endless jokes in less politically correct times)...

Lia Williams may not be as well known as some of her big-name co-stars, she may not even have got into drama school, but...

As Concepta Riley, the first barmaid to appear behind the bar of the Rovers Return in Coronation Street, Doreen Keogh created the template for...

Press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights of  Cirque du Soleil's Ovo,...

Producers in London and China have got together to bring the work of Shakespeare’s contemporary Tang Xianzu to the Hackney Empire. They tell Eleanor...

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s grade II-listed workshop has for some time mirrored its Victorian heritage in conditions, but ‘enough was enough’ for the team....

A family willing to risk everything. A UK musical premiere telling the uplifting and universal tale of how a father, mother and their sons...

A star in France in the 1920s, the actor, director and writer Sacha Guitry never achieved widespread fame in the UK. The co-deviser of...

At only 19, Jade Croot is performing in Imperium, her second production at the Royal Shakespeare Company. She talks to Roda Musa about her...

Eclipse Theatre is bringing black British history to life in an unlikely setting in its production set around a walking club. Director Dawn Walton...

Actor and playwright Asif Khan is passionate that British Muslim voices be heard on stage, so in order to tour Hassan Abdulrazzak’s Love, Bombs...

Gabrielle Brooks is no stranger to big musicals, having made her West End debut in Whistle Down the Wind aged seven. She tells Giverny...
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