Matilda

Michael Coveney: Dahl takes over at the Roald Court
A new production of The Twits proves a rare misfire for the Dahl catalogue
Casting announced for Open Air Theatre summer season
Janie Dee stars in The Seagull, Alex Gaumond and Laura Pitt-Pulford lead Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
RSC to stage second relaxed performance of Matilda
By Editorial Staff
Relaxed performances see the production adapted for those with autism and learning disabilities
Casting announced for Bugsy Malone at Lyric Hammersmith
By Editorial Staff
Three teams of young performers will star in Sean Holmes's production
Editor's Blog: Made in Dagenham and the plight of the British musical
'It's funny, it's stirring and, like all the most successful British shows, it revolves around industrial action. So what went wrong?'
Old Mother Goose (York Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers
A Berwick Kaler panto can mean only one thing... Christmas has officially started in York
The Christmas Truce (Royal Shakespeare Company)
Erica Whyman directs Phil Porter's new family play inspired by real events of exactly 100 years ago
The BFG (Birmingham REP)
By Annette Nuttall
The REP's Christmas production of Roald Dahl's The BFG is a delight
Test your theatre knowledge: Whose lyric is it anyway?
How much attention do you pay when listening to showtunes?
17 shows to take the kids to this half term
We take a look at some of the best shows to keep your children occupied during the school break