Theatre News

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
Full casting announced for RSC's spring Swan productions
Rufus Hound and David Threlfall will star in Don Quixote from February 2016
Theatre etiquette: Susie McKenna: I'd rather write for an audience that gets involved
By Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire creative director Susie McKenna explains why there is nothing worse than a polite or unresponsive audience