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Top news stories of 2017
From HiddleHamlet to Peter Hall passing, we round up some of the biggest news stories on WhatsOnStage in the last year
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: 'Tis the season to receive sugary goods
By Anonymous
The festive season brings an avalanche of edible goods to our mole's box office
The Queen meets Dickens: the challenges of mounting A Christmas Carol at Windsor Castle
By Sara Langridge
Watch Your Head's producer Sara Langridge explains the process of mounting Dickens' festive tale at Windsor Castle
Sarah Crompton's top ten shows of 2017
The WhatsOnStage critic selects her favourite shows from the last 12 months
6 Christmas films that should be adapted for the stage
Wondering how many more versions of A Christmas Carol you can stomach? How about one of these screen-to-stage adaptations for your festive viewing pleasures?
Matt Trueman's top ten shows of 2017
The WhatsOnStage critic picks his favourite pieces from the last 12 months
Hamilton, The Grinning Man and Cinderella make our top openings of the week
Christmas has come early – Hamilton is officially in town!
The 2017 Christmas gift guide for theatre lovers
Trying to think of what to get that avid theatregoer in your life? Look no further
Top 10 shows for kids this Christmas
Looking for something for the kids this festive season? We've got you covered
Dick Whittington opening night video: Julian Clary, NIgel Havers, Beverley Knight and more
We spoke to some of the cast and guests at the opening night of Dick Whittington