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Jamie Lloyd: "Theatre shouldn't be just a good night out"
With his 50th anniversary production of Pinter's The Homecoming currently playing at Trafalgar Studios, we caught up with the director to find out more about what makes him tick
Matt Trueman: theatre needs to work at a way of using the camera
WhatsOnStage critic Matt Trueman thinks the UK is lagging behind in the way we use cameras onstage
Ayesha Dharker stars in RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream
The actress will be joined by 14 amateur groups who will play the Mechanicals
Michael Pennington to play King Lear and Peter and the Starcatcher makes European premiere
The productions will make up part of the Royal & Derngate's 2016 season which will also feature a new play about Marvin Gaye from Roy Williams
Theatre etiquette: an usher's viewpoint
An anonymous London-based front-of-house usher shares their perspective on theatre etiquette as part of our series
The Snow Queen (Royal & Derngate, Northampton)
By Michael Davies
Gary Sefton directs Georgia Pritchett's very silly adaptation
Cinderella (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Tom Wells returns as writer of the Lyric's Christmas panto
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: the drunken punter
By Anonymous
It's almost the end of the night and everything seems to be going smoothly, a little too smoothly
Theatre etiquette: an angry audience member
As part of our focus on theatre etiquette, an anonymous theatre-goer gives their view on the horrors of being disrupted while watching a play
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
By Michael Davies
Adrian Mitchell's Christmas classic is directed by Tessa Walker