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Hackney Empire

English Touring Opera, which takes a flexible view on language, presents Verdi’s Macbeth in Andrew Porter’s English version. Since surtitles are also in place,...

One of two major works that he is directing as part of English Touring Opera's spring tour, James Conway's Idomeneo is a definite success. Founded...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of Aladdin at Hackney Empire, Aladdin...

Pantomime is a uniquely British institution. A panto that isn’t rude, vulgar, raucous, smutty and mildly offensive isn’t a panto, it’s anaesthetised cruise ship...

With an MBE for services to drama and an Olivier award under his belt for musical theatre, Clive Rowe continues to don a dress...

Once again English Touring Opera places originality at the forefront of their programming. Only one of the three works in this triple bill is...

Over the years English Touring Opera has been loyal to Handel, staging several of his operas with the colourful period-instrument forces of the Old...

EastEnders star Tameka Empson has been cast in Hackney Empire's 2018 pantomime, Aladdin. Empson will appear alongside the previously announced Clive Rowe, who will play...

You can only be first once – so it’s amazing that there are still glass ceilings for minority theatremakers to break. From the West...
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