NEWS

Nominees for the UK’s first awards ceremony to honour councillors and local authorities who champion the arts have been announced. The nominees for the inaugural...

Theatregoers who signed up for priority booking for forthcoming musical Hamilton have praised the online process for being quick and “stress-free”. More than 100,000 people...

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie has become the author’s latest book to be adapted for the stage. The stage production will open at the Capitol Theatre...

  Plans to demolish the Coronet Theatre in Elephant and Castle have been outlined in a redevelopment application submitted to the local council. The south London...

Performers including Niamh Cusack, Julie Hesmondhalgh and Don Warrington have been nominated for prizes at this year's Manchester Theatre Awards. The awards celebrate theatre across...

West London venue the Print Room has criticised a “social media attack” that challenged its casting of a forthcoming play, claiming it is “not...

Sean McNamara has become the first graduate of Guildford School of Acting to be named head of the drama college. He has taken up the...

Plans to build a new £25 million theatre in Reading are currently on hold due to “severe constraints” on funding. Instead, Reading Borough Council has...

  Actor and comedian Omid Djalili has been made a patron of children's theatre Polka. He joins a list of patrons that includes Kenneth Branagh, Alan...

Musicals School of Rock – the Musical is extending its run at the New London Theatre by a month. The show is now booking in...

Hamilton has confirmed dates and ticket prices for its forthcoming West End run. The show will begin previews at the Victoria Palace Theatre on November...

Manchester International Festival has been announced as the operator of the city's new flagship arts venue Factory. MIF will create a year-round programme for...
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