Roald Dahl

London half term theatre options for all ages
By Sita McIntosh
With half term week on the horizon (w/c 23 May), we look at some of the great theatre options on offer across the capital
Michael Coveney: Dahl takes over at the Roald Court
A new production of The Twits proves a rare misfire for the Dahl catalogue
The Twits (Royal Court)
Enda Walsh's stage adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic is crushingly unfunny vaudeville, says Michael Coveney
Michael Coveney: Savile play joins the queue of hits and disasters in the wings
The glut of Spring and Summer openings will include a controversial new drama about Jimmy Savile
New pics released of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory characters
By Editorial Staff
The show at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is directed by Sam Mendes
Michael Coveney: Are books taking over the stage, and does it matter?
To mark World Book Day, our chief critic reflects on the influence of literature on contemporary theatre
Poll: Which book would you most like to see adapted for the stage?
To celebrate World Book Day on 5 March, we'd like to know which book you would most like to see adapted for the stage
Jonathan Slinger is new Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
By Editorial Staff
The actor, known for his performances with the RSC, joins the show in May
Casting announced for Royal Court's The Twits
Jason Watkins and Monica Dolan lead the cast of John Tiffany's production
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends to June 2016
By Editorial Staff
The show enjoyed a bumper Christmas period at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane