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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'

Aladdin (Cast in Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson

Striving to establish their own traditions, Cast's second pantomime represents a "real step forward"

England, Arise! (Lawrence Batley Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Bent Architecture respond to the World War one centenary with a new play with an anti-war stance

Faust (Cast, Doncaster)
By Ron Simpson

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

We're Not Going Back (Cast, Doncaster)
By Eileen Caiger Gray

Red Ladder take on the 1980's miners' strike and deliver a "top quality musical drama"

On the Piste (Theatre Royal, Wakefield)
By Ron Simpson

Wakefield Theatre Royal's revival of John Godber's farce, On the Piste, is much-changed from the 1990 original