Theatre News

Stephen Sondheim: 'I said no to John Tiffany's all-male version of Company'
At the National Theatre's platform the legendary composer talked Company and Follies
Amnesty International announce Freedom of Expression award shortlist
The award highlights shows raising awareness for human rights across the world
Series of plays about Brexit and Europe announced by leading UK theatres
Royal & Derngate Northampton leads the project, alongside theatres from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
2017 Edinburgh Comedy Awards announce Best Show and Best Newcomer Shortlists
The winners will be announced by Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton on 26 August
Stephen Fry to give pre-show talk in West End Oscar Wilde season
The comedian will talk about playing Wilde in the 1997 film about the writer
Exclusive: Casting announced for Witness for the Prosecution
Lucy Bailey directs this unique production of Agatha Christie's play, set in the Chamber at County Hall
Simon Stephens: 'I've never written a play like Heisenberg before'
The playwright sat with director Marianne Elliott and reflected on bringing the show to life ahead of its West End run
Dave announces top 10 jokes of Edinburgh Fringe 2017
It's puns galore in this list of the top jokes from the Festival
Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith to host Edinburgh Comedy Awards
The League of Gentlemen return after winning the award 20 years ago
David Ireland wins James Tait Black Theatre Award
Previous prize winners include Gary Owen for Iphigenia in Splott