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Who said it - Kanye or Chekhov?
Is it more likely to be Festivities or Celebration?
Blake Morrison: 'It was weird to have Colin Firth playing me on screen'
Poet, novelist and playwright Blake Morrison reflects on the last 20 years working with Northern Broadsides and having Colin Firth play him on the big screen
Exclusive: first look at Sunset Boulevard and new tour dates announced
Ria Jones and Danny Mac star in Curve's staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical
First look at Lucie Jones in the Legally Blonde UK tour
The show, starring this year's Eurovision entrant, kickstarts its UK tour this week
Review: Our Town (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
By Mandy Martinez
Thornton Wilder's classic American play is revived by Sarah Frankcom at the Royal Exchange in Manchester
Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Cadogan Hall)
Laura Eason's hilarious slapstick adaptation is revived for a UK tour
Edinburgh review: Cosmic Scallies (Summerhall)
Jackie Hagan's new play visits the inhabitants of Skelmersdale
Review: Miss Saigon (Birmingham Hippodrome and tour)
By Diane Parkes
After two years in the West End, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's musical has embarked on a tour of the UK
Review: Cotton Panic! (Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester International Festival)
Jane Horrocks stars in this clumsily put together but engrossing story of Manchester's industrial past