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The multi-award winning play about a blockbuster film set in Ireland enraptured audiences when it premiered in 1996, and now it’s back on tour....

We reported on a dispute between critics and theatre managements over starting times: “The row over when the public can read about the latest shows,...

In 1812, Dartmoor Prison was home to 6,000 US troops. Among them was a notorious inmate who produced the first all-black production of Shakespeare....

Familiar to many from his appearances in classic Disney films, David Tomlinson’s extensive screen career was matched by an equally colourful family life. As...

Bram Stoker was not only a novelist, but the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre and it was in the library around the corner...

Founded to record the memories of disappearing generations of stage and screen stars, the British Entertainment History Project has created an unrivalled resource of...

Towards the end of their careers Laurel and Hardy embarked on a UK tour, performing up to 13 shows a week. Stan and Ollie...

Before ‘cowboys and Indians’ arrived on the silver screen, Colonel William F Cody staged outdoor spectaculars around the UK, starring hundreds of human and...

UK entertainers played a vital role in the war effort, as a new book by Roger Foss explains. Nick Smurthwaite discovers how performers not...
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