BBC launches year-long Get Creative campaign
By Editorial Staff

Director General Tony Hall said the campaign will 'inspire everyone to make art or do something creative'

Major report calls for 'urgent action' on arts diversity

The Warwick Commission's Enriching Britain report calls for closer collaboration between culture sectors to improve access

Number of productions at subsidised theatres rises despite cuts

New research by the BBC has revealed that the output of the biggest 20 venues has increased in the past five years

Maggie Smith's top 10 theatrical films

Our chief critic Michael Coveney, who is Maggie Smith's biographer, selects ten of her most theatrical films to tie in with the BFI's new season

Actress Rebekah Gibbs dies aged 41
By Editorial Staff

The Casualty star was described as a 'dazzling light' by her agent

Joey gallops into the Royal Albert Hall for War Horse Prom
By Luke Clow

The BBC's Prom 22 was inspired by the National Theatre's production of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse and featured a new suite created by Adrian Sutton

Michael Coveney: Old Russia in Prince Igor, new England in David Hare

The Coliseum's visiting Russian production evokes some eerie memories for our chief critic

BBC promises 'strongest commitment to the arts in a generation'

Nicholas Hytner and Vicky Featherstone have been appointed to advisory roles at the organisation

Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour (Birmingham)

Lisa Riley injects some new life into the ever successful tour of Strictly Come Dancing.

Michael Coveney: Tom Stoppard finds a dark side in brilliant Pink Floyd radio play
In Tom Stoppard's last stage play, Rock 'n' Roll at the Royal Court seven years ago, the Velvet Underground met the Velvet Revolution in a highly personal meditation on rock music and ...