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UK Theatre releases 'advocacy document' ahead of election
The Theatre Matters report makes four key recommendations to the next government
Matt Trueman: Is it time to rethink theatre on screen?
We need to work out the rules, rather than 'plonking cameras around an auditorium and pressing record'
Jade Ewen steps down from Godspell tour due to ill health
By Editorial Staff
Laura Mansell is taking over from the former Sugababe
Tennessee Williams book wins theatre biography prize
John Lahr's Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh has won the eighth annual Sheridan Morley Prize
Michael Coveney: Happy birthday to the grand old men of musical theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have left huge if very different imprints on the theatre landscape
The Producers (Tour)
By Miriam Zendle
An all-star cast impress in Mel Brooks's musical
The Secret Adversary (Watermill, Newbury)
By Judi Herman
Sarah Punshon and Johann Hari adapt Agatha Christie's tale
Catch 22 (Northern Stage)
By John Dixon
Joseph Heller's 1961 novel, Catch 22, has proved notoriously difficult to adapt for the stage. Northern Stage in Newcastle make the latest attempt
Sing Something Simple (Tour - Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson
Dark Horses' production featuring professional actors and learning disabled acting students avoids earnestness to deliver a "feel-good" evening.
Kindertransport (Brighton)
Andrew Hall's UK tour of Diane Samuels' Kindertransport opened at the Theatre Royal Brighton last week