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Theatre etiquette: Mousetrap Projects: We ask each student to sign a theatre behaviour contract
By Susan Whiddington
As part of our series on theatre etiquette, Susan Whiddington, director of Moustrap Theatre Projects, explains what the organisation does to try to ensure their audiences know what to expect in the theatre
Steve Punt, Charlie Condou and Philip Franks join Rocky Horror tour
The actors join the national tour which kicks off in December
Theatre etiquette: the world view
By Dr Penelope Woods
Lecturer Dr Penelope Woods is accompanying Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet as it tours the world, along the way she's noticed how differently audiences in different countries respond to the same play
Maureen Nolan joins cast of Footloose: The Musical
The Irish star will join Gareth Gates on the UK tour
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 16-22 November
From Derren Brown to Ontroerend Goed, it's an eclectic mix of openings this week
Independent theatre-makers feature on BBC Four this weekend
On Stage: Live from Television Centre is produced by Battersea Arts Centre and hosted by Kirsty Wark
Actor Warren Mitchell dies
The actor, best known for his portrayal of Alf Garnett in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part, has passed away at the age of 89
Initial casting announced for Jackie the Musical
The UK tour, created around the infamous Jackie magazines of the 70s and 80s, will open in Dundee next year
Annie (New Wimbledon Theatre and Tour)
Everyone's favourite red-headed orphan is in town