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OPINION

This week, Matt Trueman criticised theatre for failing to do enough to address Brexit on stage. He said: "British theatre dropped the ball on...

Theatre has had few success stories as dramatic as Vault in recent years. The annual festival, which has been held in the railway arches...

As David Dimbleby called the result of the EU referendum, I was watching from a Travelodge toilet in Birmingham. How fitting. A budget hotel’s...

Jack Lear – Hull Truck Theatre Barrie Rutter directs and plays the title role in Ben Benison’s updating of King Lear about a Humber trawler man and...

We are what we eat, runs the old cliché. But maybe we are also the sum of our tastes. We often wear our cultural...

British and Canadian theatregoers perusing social media may have had quite a start when they saw news that a Shakespeare theatre in Stratford had...

We go to the theatre partly to see ourselves: to see our own lives and experiences reflected back to us. But we also go...

Last week producer Cameron Mackintosh ran adverts for The Phantom of the Opera in the London Evening Standard with an image of the iconic mask and strap...

In a tough funding climate, arts organisations are seeking to boost their finances with private donations and corporate sponsorship. Matt Trueman warns that venues...

News last week that Shakespeare’s Globe was looking at a substantial number of redundancies due to “a difficult financial year” followed similar warnings from...

It’s one thing for audience members to say a show is terrible, it’s quite another for the theatre hosting it to agree with them....

I join Mark Shenton in celebrating the fact that four London theatres now have people of colour as artistic directors (‘New leaders usher in...
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