Features

Guest Blog: Confessions of a Theatre Usher
By Editorial Staff
“Turn your phones off” or “no filming in the venue”. That’s what so many perceive as being Front of House (FOH) staff at a theatre. Stood there in their black and white u
Best of the Edinburgh Blogs - Week Four
By Editorial Staff
The Edinburgh Fringe may be over for another year and performers may be limping home nursing the "fringe flu", but our bloggers have valiantly persevered to provide us with a few final glimpses of ...
This Sunday Night at the London Palladium
By Editorial Staff
After more than a 30-year absence, Sunday Night at the London Palladium is making a comeback this Sunday 29 August 2010 at 6pm. The one-off concert - organised and performed by the historic ...
Dropping in rehearsals for CHESS
Whatsonstage Northeast took up the invite by Producer, Michael Harrison, to drop in on rehearsals for the forthcoming tour of Chess, which starts previews in Newcastle on August 27th. Di
2010: A Space Oddity
By Editorial Staff
The Zoo6-30 August, 12.30For an instant we are cocooned in inky darkness, then the lights lift, the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey commences and we are off on a hilarious journey to the far ...
Going Out with a Bang: EIF Fireworks Finale
By Editorial Staff
A sea of people look up towards Edinburgh Castle; as the orchestra reach a dramatic crescendo, a playful palette of colour fills the sky. A stunning end to a festival, in the most picturesque of ...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - Aug 2010
By Laura Silverman
Women, Shakespeare and Simon Gray seem to be dominating the recent output of theatre books. There’ll be plenty to keep you occupied with the last – five compilations of Simon Gray plays, as we
Oxford Stage Company is one of the leading national touring theatre companies
By Editorial Staff
OXFORD STAGE COMPANY Artistic Policy & Vision Our aim is to expand the recognised canon of great plays - often rediscovering neglected plays o
Juggling
By Steve Pretty
As a performer, the fringe is always about juggling, and only occasionally in the literal, street-performance sense. For me, this juggling has been between my show, Frances Ruffelle's show and the ...
Top Five Ways to Save at the Edinburgh Fringe
By Andrew Girvan
There is little denying that the price of Edinburgh Fringe tickets has crept up in recent years. As Theo Bosanquet highlighted on the editors' blog yesterday (10 August 2010), comedy prices in ...