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Review: The Welcoming Party (Manchester International Festival)
Theatre Rites present this immersive children's piece in a warehouse at the Museum of Science and Industry
Exclusive: Lead casting announced for UK tour of People, Places and Things
Duncan Macmillan's play originally opened at the National's Dorfman Theatre in 2015 before transferring to the West End
Edinburgh Festival top ten: Holly Williams' picks
With Edinburgh Festival just weeks away, our critic takes a look at the ten shows she's most looking forward to
Emmerdale star to join Freddie Flintoff in Fat Friends musical
By Editorial Staff
Natalie Anderson will join the cast of the the musical based on the TV show
Casting announced for Alan Ayckbourn's The Divide
The two-part play will have its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival
Review: What if Women Ruled the World? (Mayfield, Manchester International Festival)
Yael Bartana's discussion-cum-performance, directed by Vicky Featherstone raises some interesting questions about the state of the world
Review: Fatherland (Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival)
This new verbatim piece by Simon Stephens, Scott Graham and Karl Hyde looks at fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions
Casting announced for North by Northwest
Theatre Royal Bath hosts Carolyn Burns' stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's 1959 thriller
Theatr Clwyd announces winter 2017 season
By Editorial Staff
A season of heart-warming theatre and panto for autumn/winter in north Wales
Simon Stephens: ‘I thought verbatim plays were fundamentally dishonest'
The playwright on his upcoming Manchester International Festival piece Fatherland, what it's like having someone play him and why he's finally working in verbatim theatre