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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
Maureen Nolan joins cast of Footloose: The Musical
The Irish star will join Gareth Gates on the UK tour
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
Winner of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2015 announced
Londoner Katherine Soper has won this year's award, presented at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Initial casting announced for national tour of Chicago
The hit musical will open in Oxford in February 2016
Matt Trueman: do playwriting competitions sacrifice process for the sake of results?
With the Bruntwood Prize announced tomorrow, Matt Trueman asks how beneficial playwriting compeitions really are
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