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Paul Daniels dies aged 77
The iconic magician was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this month
Footloose (Palace Theatre, Manchester)
By Mandy Martinez
The musical based on the classic 80s film is revived for a UK tour
Matt Trueman: Theatre critics need more space and time
Trueman explains why theatre criticism, compared to other forms, is a question of stamina
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 14 - 20 March
From snooker to atomic bombs, we take a look at the hottest openings this week
What's in my dressing room? - Gareth Gates
The Footloose star takes us backstage to find out what he couldn't live without whilst on the road
Look Back in Anger / Jinny (Derby Theatre)
John Osborne's seminal play is revived for its 60th anniversary
Ruthie Henshall and Jane McDonald to tour UK in That's Entertainment
By Editorial Staff
The new show will feature a different special guest at each venue
Carrie Hope Fletcher joins the cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
The Les Miserables star is also joined by Shaun Williamson as new additions to the touring cast
WhatsOnStage's Sita McIntosh appointed Chair of Tonic Theatre
Tonic's work supports the theatre industry to achieve greater gender equality
International Women's Day: Which male role would you play?
From Denise Gough to Janie Dee, we asked actresses which roles, traditionally played by men, they would most like to play