Hackney Empire

Review: Patience (Hackney Empire and tour)
Top-notch Gilbert and Sullivan from English Touring Opera provides irresistible fun
Review: Tosca (Hackney Empire and tour)
An uneven new production of Puccini's popular shocker heads out round Britain
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