Theatre News

Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Ben Forster at first Presidential Awards
The awards celebrate fundraisers for the charity Acting for Others
Natalie Dormer and David Oakes to star in Venus in Fur
The Game of Thrones star will play an actress who turns up unannounced for an audition
UK Theatre releases figures for ticket sales UK-wide
Figures show an increase in gross sales despite a decrease in ticket sales
Arthur Darvill to star in Hir at the Bush
Nadia Fall directs this kitchen sink drama by Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac
Summerhall announces full line-up for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017
The venue will host 140 shows over the course of the festival
Yaƫl Farber's Mies Julie among Assembly Festival highlights for Edinburgh Fringe
Other highlights include an extensive selection of work from international artists
Lucie Jones to join The Wedding Singer UK tour
The singer will join the cast after she represents the UK at this weekend's Eurovision Song Contest
Northern Stage announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 line-up
It includes shows from Graeae, the Royal Exchange and West Yorkshire Playhouse
RSC's Hamlet starring Paapa Essiedu to play London and tour
Essiedu will reprise his award-winning performance next year