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Lee Hall

Every generation has its foremost playwrights, from George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde, to Harley Granville-Barker and Terence Rattigan, John Osborne and Arnold Wesker,...

Last December, Belgian big-shot Ivo van Hove's production of Hedda Gabler opened on the National's Lyttelton stage, a radical revival that the critics duly...

The USA in 1975: year of two assassination attempts on President Gerald Ford, the capture of Patty Hearst, and the Thrilla in Manila. Now look...

As the National Theatre prepares to stage Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 satire, playwright Lee Hall, who has adapted the original screenplay, tells Nick Smurthwaite why...

The cast and creatives of the all-female Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour have criticised the continued underrepresentation of female-led stories in theatre. The production, which...

A live screening of Billy Elliot the Musical has topped the UK and Ireland cinema box office, with takings of £1.9 million. The screening, which...

Shakespeare in Love, which is running at London’s Noel Coward Theatre, has extended its booking period to January 10, 2015, releasing almost 76,000 extra...

Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall has urged MPs and future governments to protect funding for theatre, claiming that the industry’s grassroots need particular safeguarding. The...

Shakespeare in Love, which is currently in previews at the Noel Coward Theatre, has released a trailer for the show, ahead of the play’s...
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