Matt Trueman: 'Classics no longer guarantee box office success'
New data shows that revivals of familiar works aren't a safe bet for theatres
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Michael Coveney: Dahl takes over at the Roald Court
A new production of The Twits proves a rare misfire for the Dahl catalogue
Matt Trueman: Oliviers reveal the start-outs behind the superstars
All of last night's celebrated winners had to start somewhere
Michael Coveney: Savile play joins the queue of hits and disasters in the wings
The glut of Spring and Summer openings will include a controversial new drama about Jimmy Savile
Jonathan Tolins: 'I actually started to believe I worked in Barbra Streisand's basement mall'
By Jonathan Tolins
The Buyer and Cellar playwright talks about the inception of his critically acclaimed play
Matt Trueman: Should subsidised theatres rethink self-producing?
Matt Trueman looks at the dangers of self-producing commercial transfers
Matt Trueman: Church and Finch will leave big shoes to fill at Chichester
'For the last five years Chichester has practically kept the West End in business'
Michael Coveney: Nick's farewell knees-up at the National
The great and good of theatreland gathered at the NT on Friday to bid farewell to Nicholas Hytner