Egham Theatre News and Reviews

Theatre industry welcomes Chancellor's tax break

George Osborne has announced a significant tax relief for stage productions

Catherine Love: Looking for the great new plays

While the Olivier Awards shortlists might indicate slim pickings when it comes to new plays, the variety of theatre on offer across the country suggests otherwise

Guest Blog: The UK needs to lower its barriers to foreign artists
By Cath Johnson

The director of acclaimed international show The City and Iris explains how UK visa issues jeopardised its current tour

Catherine Love: Why all the walkouts?

If audiences are walking out of shows more often, as has been suggested recently, perhaps we should be asking why

Michael Blakemore wins Sheridan Morley Prize for National Theatre memoir

Blakemore's book Stage Blood details the difficult relationship between Laurence Olivier and Peter Hall