dfp_header_hidden_string

Polka Theatre

After 40 years running Polka Theatre, Stephen Midlane is retiring. He tells Lyn Gardner about working with world-famous children’s authors, why it’s crucial schools...

When it comes to children’s shows, it’s hard to go wrong with one based on a book by Julia Donaldson. Only just out of press...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of Giffords Circus, The Turn of...

Lynette Shanbury, former executive director of Little Angel Theatre, has been appointed new executive director and chief executive of Polka Theatre in Wimbledon. Shanbury, who...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the Olivier Awards, the Bush Theatre's new building...

Based on a poem by the former Children’s Laureate, this diverting show from Polka Theatre artistic director Peter Glanville and singer-songwriter Barb Jungr tells...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include opening nights of Love Me Now at Tristan...

Amanda Holden has been named a new patron of Polka Theatre. She has been brought on board specifically to support the children’s theatre’s capital development...

Polka Theatre executive director Stephen Midlane is stepping down after 40 years. He will retire at the end of August, having joined the venue in...
^