Richard Bean

Where are the writers in The Stage 100 list?
Sarah Crompton applauds the increase in women, but worries about the lack of writers in The Stage's industry power list
10 theatre highlights of Hull UK City of Culture
We round-up some of the things we're most excited about coming up in the city this year
Caroline Quentin joins cast of The Hypocrite
The Men Behaving Badly actress will star in the upcoming production alongside Mark Addy
Hull Truck Theatre announce Made in Hull season
The season has been announced as part of the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 launch
Royal Shakespeare Company announces new season
The RSC's new line-up includes a series of productions under a season entitled Rome
Matt Trueman: How do we measure risk?
Matt Trueman looks at how risk in theatre is always relative
Matt Trueman: Do critics laugh?
Matt Trueman discusses the difficulties of having to be professionally sceptical
Michael Coveney: Laughter is the great purgative in theatre
Ahead of the opening of The Painkiller this evening, Michael Coveney expounds the joy of farce
The Nap (Sheffield Crucible)
Jack O'Connell stars in Richard Bean's new play about snooker
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 14 - 20 March
From snooker to atomic bombs, we take a look at the hottest openings this week