NEWS

Plays Edinburgh International Festival has announced its 70th anniversary line-up. The programme includes the world premiere of a two-part Alan Ayckbourn play called The Divide...

West End producer Kenny Wax has called for more funding to allow new musicals to tour medium-sized venues. Speaking to The Stage at UK Theatre’s...

The Bloomsbury Theatre in London will reopen in autumn 2018, more than three years after it closed for refurbishment. The theatre, owned by University College...

Entertainment company Underbelly has announced the merger of its two London festivals, Udderbelly and London Wonderground. The two South Bank-based events will return in 2017...

Imaginate Festival has announced that it will be renamed the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival as it reveals its 2017 programme. The name change reflects the...

Denise Welch and Gary Wilmot are to join the cast of The Wind in the Willows when it opens in the West End. Simon Lipkin...

Actor Michelle Collins has claimed she has struggled to get theatre work because of her background as a soap actor, but praised the genre...

A new bursary scheme that will give free headshots to 21 students from different drama schools around the UK has been launched. The Association of...

Touring shows account for £6 out of every £10 spent in theatres nationwide, according to new figures. Data supplied by industry body UK Theatre reveals...

Two national dance bodies have announced a major drive to embed the art form in the government’s health and well-being agenda. Industry organisation One Dance...

Pleasance Theatre Trust has commissioned a bespoke pop-up venue for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe to be used alongside its 22 other spaces. Named Project...

Local authority cuts could lead to a “breakdown” in British theatre, according to the chairman of HQ Theatres Trust. Speaking in a House of Lords...
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