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Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

The star of The Omen was described by Samuel Beckett as 'the perfect actress'

Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood

'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'

Antigone (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

Pilot Theatre and Roy Williams transport Sophocles' tragedy from ancient Greece to the world of contemporary gang culture

Faust (Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson

DumbWise's intimate adaptation of Goethe' Faust begins with promise but gets lost on Cast's Second Stage

The Jew of Malta
By Mike Shaw

Accents are important in theatre. Done right, they can give a performance more depth. Ignored, they can make a performance feel half-baked. Done wrong, however, and they can sour things altogether.

The Massacre at Paris (Canterbury Cathedral)
By Mike Shaw

An atmospheric production of Christopher Marlowe's bloody play from Fourth Monkey in Canterbury Cathedral's crypt

The Play That Goes Wrong (Canterbury)
By Mike Shaw

It moved from the Old Red Lion to the Trafalgar Studios and enjoyed a sell-out run at Edinburgh; now sleeper hit "The Play That Goes Wrong" has embarked on a UK tour, playing to bigger houses than ever before.