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The British Library owns more than 240,000 posters and playbills, in some cases more than 300 years old, but to be protected, they need...

Birds of a Feather co-creator Laurence Marks owes his career to a writers’ group that continues to provide a supportive space to try out...

The Goon Show burst on to the airwaves in 1951 and changed comedy forever. As a stage version of the classic radio series embarks...

To mark the 10th anniversary of the playwright’s death, Pinter devotee Jamie Lloyd has assembled a stellar cast to bring all 20 short plays...

As a new book throws a revealing, fresh light on Bob Fosse’s life, Michael Quinn traces the legacy of the innovative and award-winning choreographer...

Historians have argued whether poet Emilia Bassano was the muse of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Nick Smurthwaite finds out more about the inspiration for the Globe’s...

Recently reopened after painstaking restoration, Riddle’s Court has had many guises in its 400-year history, from grand residence to 19th-century slum, before becoming a...

After the demise of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, Ian Smith feared Gilbert and Sullivan’s legacy might fade into obscurity, so he founded the...

In the 1920s and 1930s, provocative chanteuse Margo Lion wowed the Berlin cabaret scene before she fled to Paris. Nick Smurthwaite meets the singer...
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