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Michael Coveney: Sandy Wilson bows out in style, still clinging to the past
By Michael Coveney · 28 Aug 2014

The composer of The Boy Friend displayed 'taste, charm and style in every lyric and bar of music that he wrote'

The Late Edwina Black (Aldeburgh)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 26 Aug 2014

The dead cannot hurt the living. Or so we are always reassured. But is that necessarily true?

10 highlights for 10 years: The Lord Chamberlain's Men
By Editorial Staff · 26 Aug 2014

Open air theatre company The Lord Chamberlain's Men, named after Shakespeare's original troupe of travelling players, are celebrating their tenth anniversary this year

Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre receives a new award
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 21 Aug 2014

Theatres often receive industry-promoted awards for being welcoming to their patrons. Increasingly, provision – front of house and back stage – for those potential theatre-goers or indeed employees who might otherwise find themselves excluded has come under the spotlight.

Strictly stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag announce new tour
By Editorial Staff · 19 Aug 2014

That's Entertainment will tour the UK and Ireland from January 2015

Sherlock's Last Case (Aldeburgh, Southwold)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 12 Aug 2014

That mythical creator of the labyrinth Daedalus would have been proud of the late Charles Marowitz's twists and turns in his play which takes Conan Doyle's most celebrated creation and runs rings around the concept.

L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Snape Proms)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 11 Aug 2014

It is probably the earliest of all operas to be part of the modern mainstream repertoire, but this staged performance by the Britten-Pears Baroque Singers and Orchestra amply demonstrates why this is so.

Wuthering Heights (Wherstead)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 9 Aug 2014

Emily Brontë's one published novel is as bleak and wild as the Yorkshire moors which drew her to their untamed changeability.

The Producers heads out on UK tour in 2015
By Rosie Bannister · 7 Aug 2014

Mel Brooks' award-winning show will open at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley in March next year

Noises Off (Southwold and Aldeburgh)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 5 Aug 2014

Watching actors playing actors – and thereby making fools of themselves twice over – must be one of live theatre's most visceral pleasures.