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As artistic director of Strictly Arts, a Midlands-based devised theatre company, I’ve made friends in senior positions in London theatres.  They've been really helpful...

It was, quite possibly, the most widely heard post-performance discussion in theatre history. Well, the last few minutes were anyway. Last week Jeremy O Harris,...

For enthusiasts of world theatre, the work funded by one country’s arts council will have repeatedly caught the eye in recent years. As many countries...

The policy of ‘no exchanges or refunds’ no longer serves the people who buy theatre tickets. Richard Howle argues that new guidance from the...

It has been a busy year for musical director George Francis, who turns 23 on the first preview of his new show, Liverpool Playhouse's...

As a corollary to Lyn Gardner’s excellent observation that ‘theatre needs more late starters’, it is alarming to see most university jobs for teaching...

In 1981, we interviewed the director, actor, writer and doctor Jonathan Miller, who died last week aged 85. The renowned polymath, who was 48 at...

The story of Andrew Aldis, the general manager of Bridlington Spa who claims he was sacked after refusing to take a pay cut, encapsulates...

When I first entered theatre, there was a feeling that to be accepted, you had to be part of the social circles that partied....

There are two types of silence in musical theatre. The first – and worst – I experienced at a performance (there weren’t many) of...

Having originally trained as a designer, Shona Reppe now creates and performs in children’s shows, including Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface and The Curious...

Everything is coming together at the same time for in-demand performer and theatremaker David Cumming. Tom Wicker talks to him about developing his skills,...
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