Theatre News

Equity calls for changes to casting process
Julie Walters, Patrick Stewart, Mark Rylance and Maxine Peake are among key figures backing the manifesto
Andrew Flintoff to make stage debut in Fat Friends the Musical
The cricketer joins Jodie Prenger, Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith
Line-up for the National Theatre's River Stage festival announced
The free arts festival returns to the National Theatre this summer
London Writers' Week announces benefit for Grenfell Tower
Profits from the event, which has changed venue, will be donated to the victims of the tragedy
Kenny Wax appointed president of Society of London Theatre
The producer takes over the role from the departing Caro Newling
Casting announced for Mrs Orwell at the Old Red Lion
Tony Cox's play about the latter stages of George Orwell's life gets its world premiere in August
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse announces new season
The theatre will host the premiere of Kneehigh's The Tin Drum
Further casting announced for Elf
Atomic Kitten star Liz McClarnon will play Jovie
Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to the West End
The new musical by The Feeling frontman Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae premiered at Sheffield Crucible last year