Sleeping Beauty

Full line up for celebration of Jonathan Ollivier's life announced
By Editorial Staff
Matthew Bourne will host the celebration of the late dancer's life at Sadler's Wells
Around town this week: Annie Lennox, Jim Broadbent and Sophie Okonedo
Check out our gallery of who was where in a week jam-packed with big West End openings
Sleeping Beauty (Sadler's Wells)
By Jo Caird
Matthew Bourne's luxurious and witty retelling of the classic fairy tale
Matthew Bourne: 'I see myself as a man of the theatre'
Choreographer Matthew Bourne explains how he came to dance, his love of musicals and his current Christmas show Sleeping Beauty
Sally Cookson: We must allow our girls to be heroes
The director of the Bristol Old Vic's Christmas show explains why she decided to make Beauty a boy
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
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
A star-studded Christmas: celebrities in panto
From Blue's Simon Webbe to Dallas queen Priscilla Presley, here's which celebrities are donning pantomime frocks and where this Christmas
Bristol Old Vic revives Arthur Miller's The Crucible
Tom Morris's production will return the play to the home of its UK premiere
20 Questions: Bad Jews director Michael Longhurst
By Editorial Staff
'I'm not Jewish but I found it incredibly universal in its appeal'