Royal Court

Top 10 theatre openings this week: 30 November - 6 December
Sheridan Smith, John Heffernan and Natasha McElhone are among the big names featured in this week's UK theatre openings
Theatre etiquette: Michael Coveney: I relish venues with raucous audiences
As part of our series on theatre etiquette, Michael Coveney points out that the respectable side of theatre only started with the Victorians
5 minutes with: Ian Rickson 'We're all there to realise the writer's wishes'
The director of Jerusalem's new show Evening at the Talk House has just opened at the National Theatre
Theatre etiquette: An actor's perspective
As part of our week focusing on theatre etiquette, Rudi Dharmalingam, Jon Jon Briones, Tanya Moodie and more share their stories and opinions on what it's like to have a disruptive audience
Kim Cattrall withdraws from Linda
The Sex and the City actress has pulled out of the Royal Court Theatre's production
Biedermann and the Arsonists (Lilian Baylis Theatre)
An operatic retelling of Max Frisch's black comedy struggles to find its purpose
Matt Trueman: do playwriting competitions sacrifice process for the sake of results?
With the Bruntwood Prize announced tomorrow, Matt Trueman asks how beneficial playwriting compeitions really are
Joanna Vanderham joins Andrew Scott in The Dazzle
Vanderham completes the casting for the UK premiere of Richard Greenberg's play
The top ten selling shows in October
We count down the hottest tickets on WhatsOnStage last month
Matt Trueman: Is it time for theatre to return to a spirit of excess?
There's a trend for pared back, greyscale theatre, but Matt Trueman asks if it's the best way forward