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Theatre etiquette: the world view
By Dr Penelope Woods
Lecturer Dr Penelope Woods is accompanying Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet as it tours the world, along the way she's noticed how differently audiences in different countries respond to the same play
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 16-22 November
From Derren Brown to Ontroerend Goed, it's an eclectic mix of openings this week
Independent theatre-makers feature on BBC Four this weekend
On Stage: Live from Television Centre is produced by Battersea Arts Centre and hosted by Kirsty Wark
Actor Warren Mitchell dies
The actor, best known for his portrayal of Alf Garnett in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part, has passed away at the age of 89
Annie (New Wimbledon Theatre and Tour)
Everyone's favourite red-headed orphan is in town
National Theatre of Scotland announce start of 10th anniversary season
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour comes to London and a new WWI commission with music will be staged in the Perthshire countryside
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 9-15 November
We take a look at the hottest openings this week
Derren Brown: 'I'm only human'
Ahead of his latest show hitting the West End, we met with the illusionist to find out more about the inspiration behind his latest project