Theatre News

Showstopper! transfers to the Lyric for extended West End run
The improvised musical was a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe for eight years before transferring to the West End
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: the drunken punter
By Anonymous
It's almost the end of the night and everything seems to be going smoothly, a little too smoothly
Theatre etiquette: an angry audience member
As part of our focus on theatre etiquette, an anonymous theatre-goer gives their view on the horrors of being disrupted while watching a play
Gemma Arterton to star in West End transfer of Nell Gwynn
The production, which transfers from Shakespeare's Globe, will open in the West End in February 2016
Darren Day joins Priscilla tour
The actor joins Jason Donovan and Duncan James on the national tour
First look at Lily James and Richard Madden in Romeo and Juliet
The production is set to be broadcast to cinemas in 2016
National Theatre's chair steps down
The theatre also announced their annual review for 2014-2015
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
George Osborne announces Arts Council will be protected from cuts
In the latest spending review the Chancellor has announced that ACE will see a cash increase
Steve Punt, Charlie Condou and Philip Franks join Rocky Horror tour
The actors join the national tour which kicks off in December