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OPINION

George Osborne couldn’t fix the economy – but might the chancellor-turned-newspaperman have successfully repaired the Evening Standard Theatre Awards? To recap: after elephant-loving Russian oligarch...

“Debbie Chazen plays the obese…Bible-bashing Maribel…” British Theatre Guide “She is very fat, like a vast, chatty marshmallow…” The Independent “Busty overweight…perky pudding…” The Telegraph “Elephantine Debbie...

I'm always in search of great new musicals. Nothing quite equals the buzz and excitement of discovering a new musical that fires on all...

If drama is, according to one of its dictionary definitions, “a state, situation, or series of events involving interesting or intense conflict of forces,”...

Last December, Belgian big-shot Ivo van Hove's production of Hedda Gabler opened on the National's Lyttelton stage, a radical revival that the critics duly...

We have reached a crossroads in the ongoing harassment scandal. When discussing abuse allegations, it’s important to reiterate that Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey...

We all know how competitive the theatre profession is. “How many actors does it take to change a light bulb?” I heard a colleague...

I’ve been hanging out with a large ‘set’ of designers – the official term – this week, and it’s been a timely reminder of...

What do the Old Vic and Shakespeare’s Globe have in common? A year ago, the Globe was embroiled in controversy over its handling of...

Anyone who has to perform in front of large numbers of people on a regular basis will know that it is very easy to...

Tabard has often thought that being a director must be a bit like being a shepherd – keeping the flock (or actors) together, not...
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