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Michael Coveney: Philip Seymour Hoffman, a troubled and unforgettable star of stage and screen
By Michael Coveney · 3 Feb 2014

The actor, who's been found dead at the age of 46 from a suspected drug overdose, was a rare genius, says our chief critic

Catherine Love: Rewarding variety
By Catherine Love · 27 Jan 2014

As awards season enters its busiest phase, Catherine Love suggests that theatre awards are at their best when reflecting the variety of theatre on our stages

Brendan Cole Extends his Licence to Thrill UK Tour
By Glenn Meads · 23 Jan 2014

The Strictly Come Dancing pro tours the UK, fresh from his success on the hit BBC show with celebrity partner Sophie Ellis Bextor

Warwick Davis launches Reduced Height Theatre Company with See How They Run tour
By Editorial Staff · 22 Jan 2014

Phillip King's classic farce will be given a unique spin by Warwick Davis and his newly launched Reduced Height Theatre Company

Priscilla Back on the Tour Bus
By Glenn Meads · 22 Jan 2014

Priscilla - Queen of the Desert undertakes another UK tour, with Jason Donovan and Richard Grieve back on board

Catherine Love: Great expectations
By Catherine Love · 20 Jan 2014

Are expectations a useful barometer against which to measure our theatrical experiences, or a barrier to enjoyment and surprise?

Peter Pan - The Never Ending Story (Tour - Newcastle)
By John Dixon · 17 Jan 2014

The classic story of Peter Pan, the flying boy, fails to soar at Newcastle's Metro radio Arena.

Brief Encounter with... Tonight's the Night Writer Ben Elton
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 17 Jan 2014

Ben Elton's Tonight the Night is back, touring the UK from the next week, starting in Manchester. Here, the writer talks about why he wanted to revisit the Rod Stewart musical.

Actor Roger Lloyd Pack dies aged 69
By Editorial Staff · 16 Jan 2014

The Only Fools and Horses star died on Wednesday night, his agent said

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation awards local arts
By Glenn Meads · 15 Jan 2014

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation announces six new grants for young people