Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire announces new artistic and executive directors
The theatre underwent a major restructure this year
The best and worst pantomimes of 2017
We round-up this year's pantomime offerings from across the country
Susie McKenna's 5 ingredients for the perfect panto
Panto legend McKenna lets us in on her trade secrets... oh yes she does!
Review: Cinderella (Hackney Empire)
Susie McKenna directs her 20th pantomime for the Hackney Empire
Jonny Woo's Unroyal Variety: 'Cabaret has become a victim of its own success'
By Jonny Woo
As his Unroyal Variety night opens at Hackney Empire, cabaret and drag star Jonny Woo explains why he thinks cabaret might be losing its edge
Casting announced for Hackney Empire panto Cinderella
Susie McKenna and Steve Edis return for the 2017 festive show
Rudy's Rare Records actor Larrington Walker dies
The actor recently starred at Hackney Empire opposite Lenny Henry
Casting announced for LMTO's Mack and Mabel
Find out who will be starring in the London Musical Theatre Orchestra's concert performance of Mack and Mabel
The secret life of theatres: London's stages like you've never seen them before
Following the release of a beautiful new book on London's theatres, writer Michael Coveney explains some of the gems he and photographer Peter Dazeley discovered
Review: Charlie Parker's Yardbird (Hackney Empire)
A jazz-infused opera about the life and times of Charlie Parker