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The Life and Times of Fanny Hill (Bristol Old Vic) - Caroline Quentin oozes star quality
By Kris Hallett
Caroline Quentin leads the cast of April De Angelis's play
The Absence of War (Sheffield Crucible) - impeccably acted and elegantly staged
Headlong's production of David Hare's 1993 play is playing at the Sheffield Crucible before embarking on a UK tour
Quiz: Which show should you take your kids to this half term?
Struggling to decide which show to go to this half term? Answer a few quick questions and we'll give you a suggestion
Educating Rita (Liverpool Playhouse) - 'enchanting'
By Carole Baldock
Gemma Bodinetz's revival marks the 35th anniversary of Willy Russell's classic two-hander
Oh What A Lovely War (Tour) - 'engaging and lively revival'
By Jimmy Kelly
Terry Johnson's production embarks on a tour
Jefferson's Garden (Watford Palace) - Wertenbaker explores America's roots
'Wertenbaker is particularly good on the forces of history; the way complex events become black-and-white and ambiguous ideas ossify'
Royal Exchange's Sarah Frankcom: 'A good play doesn't leave you alone'
The director talks judging the Bruntwood Prize, filming Hamlet and staging a new play on Manchester's scuttler gangs
X Factor's Amelia Lily joins Joseph tour as Narrator
Lily joins Lloyd Daniels and Matt Lapinskas in the production
The History Boys (Tour) - 'plenty to admire'
Sell A Door's production of Alan Bennett's modern classic is touring until July