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Where to find celebrities in panto this year
From Warwick Davis to the Hoff, find out which stars will bedonning the pantomime frocks this Christmas
15 shows to see this Christmas that are not panto
Just because it's Christmas, doesn't mean you have to start shouting at everyone on stage. Check out our round-up of the best festive shows around the country that don't involve any audience participation
Let's Talk About Sets: Simon Higlett on Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing
By Simon Higlett
The designer on how he's approached staging Shakespeare's plays to run back to back
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: Staffing issues
By Anonymous
There's a conundrum in the office when a new staff member just doesn't quite gel
My Top 5 Showtunes: Joseph Alessi
The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without
The week in pictures: 24 - 30 September
Amber Riley sees Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl, Wicked turns ten and Elton John remembers The Lion King opening in this week's pics
Let's Talk About Sets: Jessica Curtis on Villette
By Jessica Curtis
The designer of the new stage adaptation on what inspired her work on Bronte's classic
What's in my dressing room? - Royal Ballet soloist Olivia Cowley
By Olivia Cowley
Currently appearing in La Fille mal gardée, the dancer takes us backstage at the Royal Opera House
An introduction to: Furnace Festival
Associate director of West Yorkshire Playhouse Mark Rosenblatt explains all about the theatre's programme developing new work ahead of Furnace Festival's opening night
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 26 September - 2 October
Dominic Cooper makes his West End debut and Ian Hislop adapts his wartime comedy for the stage in this week's top openings