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Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86
Friel was the author of plays such as Dancing at Lughnasa and Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Test your theatre knowledge: Julie Andrews
To celebrate the 80th birthday of Julie Andrews, test your knowledge of the Dame with our quiz
26 theatre openings that should be on your radar in October
We take a look at some of the major theatre openings around the UK
First look at Pixie Lott as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's
Nikolai Foster's production opens at the Leicester Curve in March next year
Video: Becoming Edna - Backstage on the Hairspray UK Tour
Check out our exclusive footage of Tony Maudsley transforming into Edna Turnblad
The Crucible (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
'Arthur Miller's most potent play remains as relevant as ever'
Billy Elliot announces full UK and Ireland tour dates
The hit musical will begin its tour in Plymouth in February 2016

Let's talk about sets: Lily Arnold on So Here We Are at the Royal Exchange
We chat to set designer Lily Arnold about the process of designing Luke Norris' new play
Cast announced for Oresteia at Manchester Home
By Editorial Staff
Lyndsey Marshal and Simon Trinder will play Clytemnestra and Orestes
Matt Trueman: There's a giant leap from page to stage
Novels don't make great plays - but that's not to say they can't make great theatre - says Trueman