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Tom Conti and Gwen Taylor are to star in a touring revival of Before the Party, which Conti will also direct. The new production will...

Neil LaBute and Bola Agbaje are among six playwrights who have teamed up to create six new plays in response to the global food...
A document from the archive showing the Duchess Theatre's facade

More than 4,000 architectural plans of UK venues held by the Theatres Trust are to be catalogued for the first time as part of...

The Mentalists is close in the West End one month earlier than planned, due to “a challenging post-summer period”. Stephen Merchant made his West End...
Fiona Allan. Photo: Pamela Raith Photography

Regional theatres have claimed that planned government cuts could have “catastrophic” effects on the sector. George Osborne last week told government departments to prepare for...
Artist's impressions of the new front of house area in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has unveiled plans to redesign its entire front of house area. The venue was already planning to refurbish the bar and foyer,...
Incubator Theatres show The City had its Edinburgh Fringe run cancelled after escalating protests in 2014

Guidelines aimed at empowering arts organisations staging controversial productions have been drawn up by freedom of expression campaigners. Following the closure of controversial shows including...

An internal fraud totalling more than £220,000 has been discovered by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. The fraud was carried out by an employee, who cannot...
Alan Parker and Madonna on the set of his film Evita

Scripts, promotional material and stills from musical films such as Evita, Bugsy Malone and Fame have been donated to the British Film Institute by...

Stephen Daldry’s production of An Inspector Calls is to tour the UK from September. The 28-week tour opens at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford on...
Clemmie Reynolds is currently artistic director of BurntOut Theatre

The Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis has appointed Clemmie Reynolds as its new artistic director. Reynolds – currently artistic director of BurntOut Theatre – replaces...
The Curve, Leicester, will be the host venue for the winning show’s development. Photo: Iain Jaques

Shortlisted shows for this year’s S and S Award have been announced, with the winning entry set be developed by Curve in Leicester. There are...