Hackney Empire

Susie McKenna steps down as Hackney Empire creative director
The writer, director and actor will continue at the venue as executive creative producer
Test your theatre knowledge: Pantomimes
The pantomime season is upon us, so we've gone all Christmassy in our quiz this week
My Top 5 Marvin Gaye Songs: Roy Williams
The Soul playwright picks his favourite songs from the American singer-songwriter
Soul (Royal & Derngate, Northampton)
James Dacre directs Roy Williams' drama which explores what really happened during Marvin Gaye's final days
Rory Kinnear makes debut in new ENO Season
The actor will direct a world premiere as part of the line up
LIFT announces full 2016 festival line-up
Highlights include work from American performance artist Taylor Mac and Australian circus company Circa
Theatre etiquette: what a week
From angry audience members, to unhappy ushers, our week focusing on theatre etiquette provoked some challenging, interesting and heated debate
Cinderella (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Tom Wells returns as writer of the Lyric's Christmas panto