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Pirate King, Conjoined Gnome Left and, in real life, the Earl of Portland: Tim Bentinck has had many roles, but he’s known to millions...

Wartime love letters reveal the 20-year veteran of the stage had a deep-seated suspicion of cinema and almost did not take the role that...

The British Library in London is calling for volunteers to help digitally transcribe information from historical theatre playbills to make the collection more accessible. Through...

The archive of Wilton's Music Hall, which includes items dating back to 1871, has been acquired by London's Victoria and Albert Museum. The extensive collection...

Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution, now showing in a real courtroom setting at London County Hall, is widely regarded as her finest work...

Annabel Leventon and two friends formed 1970s girl band Rock Bottom, but had their dreams of stardom crushed when an original idea to star...

When the Broadway rock musical first opened in London’s West End in 1968, with scenes of nudity, drug-taking and a strong anti-war message, audiences...

Once described as ‘the English Chekhov’, the playwright fell out of favour in the 1950s – despite being responsible for two of the biggest West...

Production notebooks belonging to Samuel Beckett, letters written by JB Priestley from the First World War front line and an uncensored version of Joe...
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