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West End shows including The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Guys and Dolls and Matilda are included in this year’s Kids Week initiative. Running during August,...

The Donmar Warehouse is to build a new temporary theatre in King's Cross, where it will stage the final production of Phyllida Lloyd's all-female...

Shadow culture minister Thangam Debbonaire has claimed the government’s recent arts funding settlement is a cover for axeing local authority funding. In a speech at...

American actor Jesse Eisenberg has praised public funding for theatre in Britain, claiming it allows the industry to stage more “obscure" plays than in...

Sean Foley is to direct Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser starring Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith, in a co-production that marks the first to come...

Drama schools across the UK are facing a crackdown on audition fees as part of a fresh bid to improve accessibility to training. A motion...

Musical Sweet Charity is to be staged at the Royal Exchange in Manchester this Christmas, as part of a new season that also sees...

Poole arts centre Lighthouse is to shut its door for four months this summer as it begins work on a £5.3 million capital refurbishment...

More than £8.5 million of European Union funding has been spent on UK arts and culture projects in the past two years. English National Opera,...

Tony Robinson has been awarded an honorary life membership of the actors’ union Equity. The actor and TV presenter was presented with the title at...

Royal Court chief Vicky Featherstone has defended the role of artistic directors, claiming they are needed to bear the brunt of criticism levelled at their...

Equity is to call on theatres and producers across the UK to ease their demands on actors who are parents or carers. The union’s members...
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