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TABARD

Theatrical dame, movie royalty – Judi Dench is a bona fide national treasure. No one can argue with that. Other than Dench herself, of...

Tabard enjoyed attending The Stage’s very first Debut Awards last weekend, and listening to industry giants recall fond memories of their favourite newspaper. As...

A theatre company in the North East has made an unusual request for its latest production, asking patrons to donate their odd socks. The Customs...

A new West End show has gained an unlikely following – of London taxi drivers. The Knowledge, directed by Maureen Lipman, was written by her...

If there’s anything that serious theatregoing folk will say separates them from the uncouth hoi polloi, it’s theatre etiquette. A favoured – and fervent...

Oh those Russians, as Boney M once said. What have they been up to this time, Tabard hears you ask? They have painted a...

An actor’s pre or post-show ritual can offer you a window into their soul. Whether you want to look or not is your own...

Every year in Edinburgh, for one performance only that attracts thousands of people, a young man dressed as a gorilla dressed as an old...

Tabard learned this week of an appalling crime that Carmarthen’s Lyric Theatre was victim to back in April. Late one Friday night, as the town...

It’s not often that theatre features so highly on the cultural hot property list, but with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the...

It’s deja vu all over again, as Yogi Berra once said. While there is no shortage of extraordinary anecdotes about Bill Murray – not...

Theatrical doyenne Thelma Holt kept an audience at Shakespeare’s Globe rapt this week, regaling stories of her many years as an actor and latterly...
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