Theatre News

Award-winning actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

McEwan worked with figures including Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh and Richard Briers

Young Vic and Park triumph at The Stage Awards
By Editorial Staff

Other winners included producer Sonia Friedman and Liverpool's reopened Everyman theatre

Brian Blessed withdraws from King Lear production

The actor has been told not to continue in the title role due to poor health

New work 'overtakes revivals' on British stages, says report

A major survey of over 250 UK venues reveals that new work is now in the majority

Entries open for tenth Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

The £40,000 prize will be judged by a panel chaired by Nicholas Hytner

Strindberg's The Father comes to Trafalgar Studios in March
By Editorial Staff

Alex Ferns will play the title role in Laurie Slade's adaptation

Cast announced for tour of RSC's Mad World My Masters
By Editorial Staff

Sean Foley's production was first seen in Stratford in 2013

Udderbelly and Wonderground return to Southbank Centre
By Editorial Staff

Programming has been announced for the 2015 season

New play puts Brighton bomber Patrick Magee in spotlight

The Bombing of the Grand Hotel centres on meetings between Magee and the daughter of one of his victims

National announces full casts for Rules for Living and Man and Superman
By Editorial Staff

Casting has been announced for several upcoming productions on the South Bank