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Actor Jenny Seagrove has claimed the dominance of musicals over plays in the West End is “terribly sad”. Seagrove argued that Theatreland is becoming “too...

Touring shows account for £6 out of every £10 spent in theatres nationwide, according to new figures. Data supplied by industry body UK Theatre reveals...

The news that theatre publisher Samuel French is to close its London bookshop has prompted an industry outcry, with critics branding the move “a...

Publisher and theatrical licensing company Samuel French is to close its London bookshop after 187 years in the capital, with management blaming an "unsustainable...

On Broadway, musicals are king — but here's an extraordinary observation: so are plays. Or at least they are when compared with the West...

Previously unknown plays by Agatha Christie have been discovered in archives of the author’s possessions. The 10 plays – five full-length and five one-act works...

A science-fiction play by American writer Gordon Dahlquist has won this year's James Tait Black prize for drama, beating competition from Rona Munro and...

Sonia Friedman Productions has appointed Donna Munday as executive producer. Munday is currently executive producer of Billy Elliot the Musical in Holland, a role she...

New plays by Owen McCafferty and Marie Jones and a revival of Stewart Parker’s Pentecost are to feature in the newly announced summer-winter season...
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