Features

In pictures: Bristol Hippodrome through the years
We delved into the archives of the Hippodrome
Five shows we can't wait to see cross the Atlantic
We sent our deputy editor Ben Hewis across the pond to check out some productions that are due to hit the West End in the not too distant future
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 16 - 22 May
From Birds to Shrews we take a look at this week's major openings
My Top 5 Showtunes: Dougal Irvine
The composer and lyricist tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without
The week in pictures: 6-13 May
Oprah, Imogen Doel and Cats make this week's picks
10 superstitions which freak out the theatre world
It's Friday the 13th... unlucky for some. So we've written a handy guide to all of the things you definitely should not do in a theatre if you want the show to go on
What's in my dressing room? - Zoe Doano
We go backstage with the Les Miserables star
5 times technology and theatre clashed
With the news that Jeff Bridges will be 'E-appearing' in a show in London, here's five other times technology and theatre have clashed
Four things to watch at Mayfest
By Matthew Austin
The theatre festival's co-director Matthew Austin explains why you need to see these shows
Let's Talk About Sets: Jenny Hayton on Handle with Care
By Jenny Hayton
We talk to the designer of Dante or Die's new show Handle with Care