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Alexandra Burke leads Bodyguard tour
By Nicole Goldstein

The tour launches in Southampton in February

Old Vic's Crucible with Richard Armitage broadcast to cinemas
By Editorial Staff

Yaël Farber's acclaimed revival will be screened to over 350 UK cinemas

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for autumn

A round-up of some of the best theatre on offer all over the country this October and November

Ask WOS: Previews and press nights explained

In the first of our new series, inspired by our recent article on day seats, we answer reader questions. This week, our chief critic explains the changing nature of opening nights.

Antigone's Roy Williams: 'How far are we prepared to go to do what is right?'
By Ron Simpson

The writer on adapting Sophocles' tragedy and the questions posed with the play

Stones in His Pockets director Ian McElhinney: 'The play has become more pertinent'
By Editorial Staff

The original director of the multi-award winning comedy gives WhatsOnStage an insight into the new tour

Terry Jones supports 'save Red Ladder' campaign
By Rebecca Donn

The theatre company recently lost their Arts Council funding

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Royal and Derngate, Northampton)
By Michael Davies

James Dacre's production 'has a sultry heat and simmering tension'

NT Live helps National to 4.3m audience reach

The global audience for NT Live has grown by 200 percent in the past 12 months

Catherine Love: We need to make theatre more welcoming

'There are countless factors that discourage people from coming to the theatre'