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Paul Chahidi and Gerard Horan in The Vote at Donmar Warehouse. Photo: Johan Persson

A live broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse’s The Vote on More4 has set a new ratings record for the channel. The ratings for the production,...
Catherine Tate and Timothy West. Photo: Johan Persson

With an hour and half on the clock until the polls closed yesterday, More4 broadcast the final performance of James Graham’s The Vote –...

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke has argued that the success of the subsidised sector at this year’s Olivier Awards should prove to politicians...
Benjamin Scheuer in The Lion at St James Theatre. Photo: Bronwen Sharp

It's the time of year when critics and commentators routinely draw up their best of the year lists, and I'm no exception. In the...

John Browne is to replace Chris Smith as chair of the Donmar Warehouse’s board. He will work alongside artistic director Josie Rourke and executive producer...

There's no let up in theatrical activity as we approach Christmas, with a series of repeats, reprises and returns around town, including the first...

A new play by James Graham set in a polling station will be broadcast live on More4 on the night of the 2015 general...

The overriding reason for going to the theatre is, of course, to see what it is that is being presented on its stage. “The...

Full casting for the Donmar Warehouse’s production of City of Angels has been announced, and includes Katherine Kelly and Tam Mutu. Peter Polycarpou and...

There are some shows that you can't give tickets away to, as witness the recent West End fates of Stephen Ward and I Can't...

We live in an era of unprecedented public and private surveillance. As Edward Snowden showed, our every move - whether physical or electronic -...

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke has praised live theatre cinema screenings for increasing the public’s “appetite” for actual theatregoing, writes Matthew Hemley. Rourke was...

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke has urged the industry to “get behind” West End theatre owners in the wake of the incident at...

The Donmar Warehouse production of The Weir by Conor McPherson is to transfer to Wyndham’s Theatre next year. All members of the original cast -...

This week brings new plays by Conor McPherson and David Edgar, as well as Daniel Radcliffe back to the West End in the third...

We all have our preferred ways of working, and techniques that have paid off in the past that means we are tempted to try...

The changing role of criticism in the internet age is being much discussed, not least in this column. And two events this week –...

I often bemoan the state of cabaret in London – which is one of my favourite art forms, combining two of my passions: singers...
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