Brian Cox, Wayne McGregor, Jamie XX, and Kevin MacDonald in first MIF 2015 Shows

Manchester International Festival announces the first three shows for the 2015 Festival, the fifth edition of the world's only biennial of new commissions and special events.

Catherine Love: Can everyone really get talking across cultures?

The upcoming Best of BE Festival and All Change offer two models for international cultural conversation

Calm Down, Dear (Camden People's Theatre )

A galvanising and often funny double bill opens Camden People's Theatre's festival of feminist performance

BE Festival opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Marking its fifth anniversary, BE FESTIVAL returns to Birmingham in a brand new home this July at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Richard III (York)
By Ron Simpson

York's city wide festival continues with Shakespeare's Richard III at the Theatre Royal

Latitude Festival 2013 - Day One
As Latitude enters its eighth successful year in the evocative surroundings of Suffolk's Henham Park, Paul Couch takes a look at some of the first day's theatre events