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Catherine Love: International ideas benefit audiences everywhere

The caravan showcase, currently taking place as part of Brighton Festival, is a reminder of the benefits of international exchange

Happy 80th birthday Alan Bennett: 8 quotes we love from Untold Stories

To mark the great man's 80th today, we've compiled a selection of quotations from his 2005 collection of writings

Gary Lucy leads new Full Monty cast, tour starts September
By Editorial Staff

Lucy will star alongside Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Rupert Hill, Martin Miller and Bobby Schofield

Paines Plough's James Grieve and George Perrin: 'We strive to be a truly national theatre of new plays'
By James Grieve and George Perrin

As Paines Plough turns 40, its joint artistic directors tell WhatsOnStage how they're celebrating with the company's biggest season yet

Globe on Screen returns with Macbeth, The Tempest and more

Shakespeare's Globe will broadcast three of its 'Season of Plenty' productions to cinemas around the world later this year

20th Century Boy (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton)
By David Jobson

20th Century Boy - another jukebox musical telling the story of the rock star through tinted glasses, competent but deserves more.

West Side Story (Tour - The Mayflower, Southampton)
By Vera Newsham

Bernstein's West Side take on Romeo and Juliet is still unmissable.

Buddy (Tour - Mayflower, Southampton)
By David Jobson

Buddy, now touring to the Mayflower, Southampton, is one jukebox musical worth seeing

Worst Wedding Ever (Salisbury Playhouse)
By Kris Hallett

Worst Wedding Ever is a triumph: a big, bold, unashamedly populist breath of fresh air that deserves to be a hit

33 (The Salberg Studio, Salisbury Playhouse)
By David Jobson

This verbatim play about the 33 Chilean Miners trapped underground in a horrific mining accident presents an interesting overview of events without exploring anything in detail