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Ben Richards: Rock of Ages more suited to regional audiences than to London
By Glenn Meads · 30 Apr 2014

We talk to Ben Richards, whose credits include Oliver!, 9 to 5 and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, as he prepares to play Stacee Jaxx in the musical Rock Of Ages on tour

Catherine Love: Musical matters
By Catherine Love · 28 Apr 2014

Love it or hate it, is there a limit to what subject matter the musical form can be used to tackle?

Things We Do For Love (Theatre Royal, Bath)
By Tony Clancy · 25 Apr 2014

Things don't quite gel in Ayckbourn's Things We Do For Love

Casting announced for Intimate Apparel.
By Kris Hallett · 25 Apr 2014

Casting announced for Intimate Apparel.

The Tinderbox (Bristol Old Vic)
By Kris Hallett · 25 Apr 2014

The Tinderbox is not only great youth theatre, its great theatre full stop.

Catherine Love: The joy of discovery
By Catherine Love · 22 Apr 2014

Sticking with the tried and tested might have its benefits, but a week at the National Student Drama Festival demonstrates the thrill of uncovering new talent

A Steady Rain (Ustinov Studio, Bath)
By Kris Hallett · 18 Apr 2014

A Steady Rain has a gripping narrative but feels best suited to a different medium.

Blood Brothers (Tour - Bristol Hippodrome)
By Kris Hallett · 17 Apr 2014

Blood Brothers returns to Bristol in a production that doesn't fully realise its greatness.

Birmingham Stage to produce Dinosaur Roar! Live On Stage! in UK tour
By Andi Kaufman · 16 Apr 2014

Based on Paul Stickland's best-selling dinosaur picture book, which sold over 5 million copies worldwide, the pre-historic characters are set to start roaming stages around the UK next year

Catherine Love: Theatre puppetry - not just for kids
By Catherine Love · 14 Apr 2014

It's easy to dismiss popular art forms, but puppetry has proven itself to be about far more than children's entertainment and easy laughs