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Unperformed professionally since its first West End run, The Biograph Girl depicts stars of the silent movie era. Book writer Warner Brown tells Nick...

The iconic institution has helped launch the careers of some of the UK’s most distinguished actors, with numerous successful shows to its credit. As...

It's 30 years since Rebecca Truman founded pioneering aerial company Skinning the Cat. As she publishes her new memoir, she tells Douglas McPherson about...

As the multi-award winning writer’s play Not Talking finally finds its way to the stage, 13 years after it was written, he tells Nick...

As a book of classic posters from the golden age of British circus nears publication, Douglas McPherson looks back at the family-run operation that...

The lyricist of some of the best-loved musicals of all time would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. Music academic Dominic McHugh, a...

Inspired by Aphra Behn, Mary Pix was among the most popular playwrights on the 17th-century theatre circuit, but fell out of fashion. With her...

As Agnes Colander receives its premiere after 116 years, Nick Smurthwaite investigates why Harley Granville Barker’s potentially incendiary work never made it to the...

‘One of the first celebrities of Georgian England’, Edmund Kean transformed classical performing. Now, actor and Shakespearean scholar Ian Hughes is resurrecting his hero...
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