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As a disabled actor and presenter, I have found it hard over the years to join Spotlight. However, because of changes to
Director Michael Boyd has been accused of “erasing” British-based East Asian actors for the second time this year, after it emerged performers
Arts funding in Scotland needs to be urgently reassessed and should be more focused on individual artists, a parliamentary committee of MSPs
Kevin Clifton is to star in The Wedding Singer at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre next year. Based on the 1998 film
Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will lead the cast of The Pretty Woman: The Musical in the West End, producers have confirmed.
Under chief executive James Cundall, Lunchbox became a global powerhouse, with partners including the RSC and Really Useful Group, as well as
As a child, Nell Gifford dreamed of running away to join a circus. She went one better than that, co-founding her own
A leading figure in Irish theatre, Niall Tóibín was familiar to British audiences for spells with the National Theatre and television appearances
Nottingham’s Theatre Royal has been ill-served by its pantos in the past, but this one is a corker. Madness and mayhem dominate
“I can go anywhere for something new,” sings The Who’s Pete Townshend in the 1965 single Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere – the Mod
Born in Australia and raised in America, Tom Hodgkins came to the UK in his late teens and took a master’s in
Oliver O’Shea’s revival of this show from 2014 sees Charles Dickens’ classic tale brought to life by a talented ensemble of actor-musicians.
Having worked wonders on Tennessee Williams’ under-appreciated and pretty flawed play Summer and Smoke, director Rebecca Frecknall works a similar magic on
In this entertaining production, Cinderella sets off to the ball in a beautiful horse-drawn carriage that actually flies through the air. This,
How did you start off in theatre? Born in Uganda and raised in Liverpool, Southport and Staines, I started out as a
I first performed A Christmas Carol in December 2017, in a production that toured castles and cathedrals all over the country. The
National Theatre productions will restrict 50% of their rehearsal periods to five days a week from next year, limiting the amount of
There’s more gravy than grave in this version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – though one of the dining tables does conceal a
While it’s possible to be disturbed, distressed and, sadly, disappointed by theatre, one cannot technically be turbed, tressed or appointed by it.
Stage-struck from his debut in pantomime at the age of four, Ian Cullen found early television fame as a dashing David Balfour
Breach made its name with a series of shows exploring the idea of re-enactment, most notably It’s True, It’s True, It’s True,
Playwright Barrie Keeffe has died, aged 74. The news was confirmed by his agent Stephen Durbridge, at the Agency on December 10.
Julian Clary has been added to the London Palladium’s wall of fame, becoming the first performer to be added to the installation
Craig Taylor’s series of sketches was published in the Guardian several years before Britain became defined by Brexit. The stage version of
Nell Gifford, the co-creator and owner of Giffords Circus, has died aged 46. Gifford, who had breast cancer, died on December 8
Performing arts publisher Oberon Books has been acquired by Bloomsbury. Oberon Books will sit alongside Bloomsbury’s current theatre offering, which includes Methuen
“Trust your unconscious. As a young artist, especially a young director, you think you need to have everything figured out. Feed and
You could probably start a support group for parents who have been forced to watch Frozen hundreds of time over the years,
Write a modern reinterpretation of a classic that switches the gender of key characters and you’d get queues outside the Young Vic.
Singin’ in the Rain is a fitting Christmas musical for a venue that’s surrounded by water. It wouldn’t usually be a compliment