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Lyn Gardner has already done a very good job of covering the meat of last week’s Widening the Lens debate on diversity in criticism...

British theatre has changed radically during the past 20 years, mostly for the better. Curiously one of the things that has not really changed...

The National Theatre seems to have suffered a series of mishaps recently. Last week's press night for Saint George and the Dragon finally went...

Last Saturday I was part of a panel on the new TV edition of BBC's Front Row, talking about (among other things) Chichester Festival...

Cheerful news for slothful theatregoers: watching from the stalls can stimulate your cardiovascular system as much as half-an-hour of exercise. Researchers from UCL and the...

Reviewing may seem to be in rude health but the art of criticism is under threat, says arts critic Chris Tookey. It is time...

The BBC’s overall cultural output has often been impressive in recent years. But its coverage of contemporary arts and culture, particularly theatre, has often...

It is so easy to sneer at the theatre: "When I go I just worry about the poor bastards forgetting their lines. Particularly if I...

The Mail on Sunday’s theatre critic Georgina Brown is to step down after 21 years in the post. She will leave the paper in the...
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