Theatre News

Kim Cattrall withdraws from Linda
The Sex and the City actress has pulled out of the Royal Court Theatre's production
Globe announces Shakespeare short film series
The theatre will celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a series of specially created films
Casting announced for West End transfer of Hand to God
The Broadway transfer will open at the Vaudeville Theatre in February 2016
Barbican puts Shakespeare on screen next year
The theatre will be screening the RSC's filmed versions of Shakespeare plays performed by the likes of Ian McKellen and Judi Dench
Winner of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2015 announced
Londoner Katherine Soper has won this year's award, presented at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Initial casting announced for national tour of Chicago
The hit musical will open in Oxford in February 2016
Indian actor Saeed Jaffrey dies
The film and theatre actor has passed away in London at the age of 86
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Rachel Briscoe leave Ovalhouse
The co-directors will be leaving to focus on individual projects
Independent theatre-makers feature on BBC Four this weekend
On Stage: Live from Television Centre is produced by Battersea Arts Centre and hosted by Kirsty Wark
Actor Warren Mitchell dies
The actor, best known for his portrayal of Alf Garnett in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part, has passed away at the age of 89