NEWS

Family Arts Festival: the Bog Draw at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Photo: Richard Coleman

A Welsh-language version of Les Miserables will be performed as part of this year's Family Arts Festival. The national event will be presented in a...
Samuel West. Photo: Stephanie Methuen

Actors and directors have voiced fears that new trade laws being negotiated by the European Union could negatively affect subsidised arts organisations in the...

A concert production of Stiles and Drewe’s Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure is to be staged in London in October. Part of the same...

Wales Millennium Centre is to collaborate with Welsh-language channel S4C on a series of projects marking a "major new creative direction" for the venue. Under...
Deborah Bestwick

South London venue Ovalhouse is to make its new building in Brixton a centre of excellence for disability arts. At its current home in Kennington,...

Rufus Hound has joined the cast of The Wars of the Roses at the Rose Theatre Kingston. The actor will play Bedford and Bolingbroke in...

Ticket sales from a gala opening night performance of the musical Elf will be donated to charity Alzheimer’s Society. Starring Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and...

Nina Sosanya and Olivia Vinall have joined the cast of Young Chekhov: The Birth of a Genius, a trilogy of the playwright's early works...
Val Doonican. Photo: ABC Television/Wikimedia Commons

Val Doonican, a mainstay of television light entertainment from the 1960s to the mid 1980s, has died at the age of 88. The Irish-born singer...

Yeovil College has made a U-turn on a decision to close its performing arts courses, which were due to shut in September. The Somerset further...
Tony Hall, BBC director general. Photo: James Fletcher

More than 1,000 jobs will be cut at the BBC because of a projected £150 million shortfall in income from the licence fee. The Corporation...

Global fringe forum CANADA/MONTREAL The Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals and Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society have announced that the 2016 Fringe World Congress will take...