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South London fringe venue the White Bear Theatre will reopen after nine months' closure with a new, purpose-built performance space. The pub theatre has moved...

Jeremy Irvine is to join Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in the forthcoming production of Buried Child. The Sam Shepard play runs at Trafalgar Studios...

Paapa Essiedu and Tanya Moodie have been honoured for their acting talent at an awards ceremony in London focusing on diverse talent. The International Achievement...

Ambassador Theatre Group co-founder Rosemary Squire has been named co-chair of theatre venue Hall for Cornwall. Squire, who stepped down as joint chief executive of...

A pioneering online-only branch launched by Equity has been made permanent by the union following a six-month trial period. The branch was opened in March,...

Gender imbalance is “systemic” in the performing arts, according to major new research that also reveals low employment of women at the National Theatre...

Musicals Sheridan Smith is to reprise her role as Fanny Brice in the UK tour of Funny Girl. The performer will appear at select...

Creative Industries Federation founder John Sorrell has announced he will step down as chairman early next year. Sorrell, a designer and philanthropist, established the federation...

Stepping Out has confirmed West End dates at the Vaudeville Theatre, following its previously announced national tour. The play, which begins its tour next...

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill are to star in a new production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in the West End. The...

The National Theatre has appointed its first international writer-in-residence, who will take up a 12-month post at the organisation. Anupama Chandrasekhar, who hails from Chennai...

The Lyric Hammersmith has been named among the most sustainable arts organisations in the country. The west London theatre is one of two venues to...
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