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New play puts Brighton bomber Patrick Magee in spotlight
Theatre News28 Jan 2015
New play puts Brighton bomber Patrick Magee in spotlight

The Bombing of the Grand Hotel centres on meetings between Magee and the daughter of one of his victims

Theatre News28 Jan 2015
National announces full casts for Rules for Living and Man and Superman

Casting has been announced for several upcoming productions on the South Bank

Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Mark Strong joins theatre elitism debate: 'The important thing is what you do about it'

Strong has called for more action from the industry to support working class actors

Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Beverley Knight extends in Memphis, London cast album now available

The WhatsOnStage Awards nominee will now play in the show until July

Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Jonathan Kent: Gypsy is proof that new musicals can succeed

Speaking at today's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, the director said making musicals work is a 'crapshoot'

Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards
Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards

This year's critics' picks also included Gypsy and King Charles III

Blogs27 Jan 2015
Mark Valencia: Trying times for English National Opera

Britain's second opera company is having a bad week, after its departing chairman accused the artistic director of losing £10million

Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Full cast announced for Stevie at Hampstead Theatre starring Zoë Wanamaker

Lynda Baron and Chris Larkin will join the Chichester transfer

Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Night of Electric Voices starring Kerry Ellis and Carrie Hope Fletcher cancelled

The concert was due to take place on 1 March at the London Coliseum

Theatre News27 Jan 2015
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends to June 2016

The show enjoyed a bumper Christmas period at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Actor Barrie Ingham dies aged 82
Theatre News26 Jan 2015
Actor Barrie Ingham dies aged 82

Ingham appeared opposite Judi Dench many times with the RSC

Gossip26 Jan 2015
Alan Menken writing Mrs Doubtfire musical?

The composer is adapting the 1993 comedy film for the stage, he told Entertainment Weekly

Blogs26 Jan 2015
Matt Trueman: Rufus Norris is subtly creating a National Theatre for everyone

Norris, who announced his inaugural season last week, wants his National to speak to the nation

Theatre News23 Jan 2015
Made in Dagenham closes at Adelphi in April

The screen-to-stage musical starring Gemma Arterton opened to warm reviews but has struggled at the box office

Theatre News23 Jan 2015
Michael Xavier and Anna Francolini to join Menier Assassins

The pair replace Aaron Tveit and Catherine Tate in Jamie Lloyd's production

Aladdin rides magic carpet to Dominion?
Gossip23 Jan 2015
Aladdin rides magic carpet to Dominion?

The musical has reportedly shifted its sights away from the Palladium

Theatre News23 Jan 2015
Battersea Arts Centre merges with Wandsworth Museum

The venue has also announced programming plans for 2015

Review Round-Ups23 Jan 2015
Hattie Morahan gives 'golden performance' in The Changeling

Dominic Dromgoole's production of the Jacobean tragedy opened at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse this week

Blogs23 Jan 2015
Guest Blog: Damon Albarn musical should seal lasting legacy for MIF director

Albarn's musical, directed by Rufus Norris, opens Alex Poots' final festival as Manchester International Festival artistic director

Theatre News23 Jan 2015
Cast announced for Mike Bartlett's Game at Almeida

The play, which will be staged in a 'radically reconfigured' auditorium, is set in the midst of the housing crisis