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Sarah Crompton: Is the National Youth Theatre still seen as a middle-class preserve?
As the NYT approaches its 60th birthday, Sarah looks back on its alumni, some controversial moments in its history, and the need to offer initiatives that aren't about privilege or money
Show Boat leads UK Theatre Award nominations
Sir Ian McKellen will receive this year's award for Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre
Dream casting: Some of our favourite Roald Dahl characters
From The BFG to Mrs Silver, we cast our favourite Dahl characters
The theatre world on why Roald Dahl is so great
To celebrate Roald Dahl day, we asked actors and directors currently working on Dahl stage adaptations what they love most about the king of children's writing
Ben Monks appointed Improbable executive director
Monks will take over from Rachael Williams when she leaves later this month
Review: Jess and Joe Forever (Orange Tree Theatre)
Zoe Cooper's play is much more than the country boy meets city girl story it seems on the surface
Steve Atkinson: HighTide started on a wave of changes in new writing
As HighTide Festival turns ten, we talk to artistic director Steve Atkinson on what has made the new writing event such a success
Matt Trueman: Why immersive theatre rarely works
Having had enough of 'feeling like a lemon' when watching immersive theatre, Matt examines the much-welcomed shift to enactment
Dear WOS: What are relaxed performances?
By Sita McIntosh • WhatsOnStage
In our new series, WhatsOnStage answers frequently asked questions posed by theatregoers. Here we help with relaxed performances