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OPINION

Everybody likes to moan about a list, and this week everyone has been moaning about the Guardian’s list of the 50 best theatre shows...

It is not uncommon, in these days of electronic patron databases and customer relations management software, to receive an email from a subsidised company...

Alexander Zeldin is the Ken Loach of theatre in the age of austerity. He had a hit in 2014 with Beyond Caring – a...

This is Big. No, actually. This musical version of the much-loved 1988 American comedy film initially opened on Broadway in 1996, where it picked...

During his time as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, Sam Mendes led a number of programming initiatives. The one I felt offered the greatest...

Some people are just so easily offended these days. Tabard recently wrote about the fury of one reader of the Sun, who was incensed...

After my first experience of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, I’m back at work behind a bar in Edinburgh. Twice Over, a...

Whatever the justification for this move it will inevitably look petty and mean-minded, while the cost savings to English National Opera’s budget will be...

We all have to start somewhere. This is the beauty of The Stage Debut Awards, which last Sunday celebrated another year of extraordinary emerging talent...

“I think the people in this country have had enough of experts…” So opined Michael Gove to Sky News’ Faisal Islam on June 3,...

Last week, director Julia Pascal said funding for theatres should be dependent on organisations committing to gender parity. Pascal – one of the first female...
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