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Catherine Love: In theatre, simple is often best
By Catherine Love · 21 Oct 2014

David Cromer's take on Our Town and Katie Mitchell's Cherry Orchard prove that, sometimes, nothing beats simplicity in the theatre

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards
By Ben Hewis · 20 Oct 2014

Hosted by Michael Xavier, the awards are a celebration of the work of UK Theatre (formerly TMA) member theatres

Lynda Bellingham dies from cancer aged 66
By Theo Bosanquet · 20 Oct 2014

Bellingham was diagnosed last year before she was due to appear in A Passionate Woman in Sheffield

Leading Ladies: Lesley Manville - 'I'm not shy about being raw'
By Michael Coveney · 17 Oct 2014

Leading Ladies is a brand new series, in partnership with photographer Darren Bell, profiling some of the most iconic women in theatre. We start with Lesley Manville in an exclusive shoot at the Century Club

Sheffield stages complete works of Sarah Kane and revivals of Hare and Miller
By Theo Bosanquet · 17 Oct 2014

The 2015 season promises a 'thrilling range of theatre', says Daniel Evans

This is My Family (Lyceum Theatre)
By Sophie Bush · 15 Oct 2014

Following a sell-out run in the Studio last year, Tim Firth's musical comedy, This Is My Family, re-opens the newly refurbished Lyceum, prior to a national tour.

Old Vic's Crucible with Richard Armitage broadcast to cinemas
By Editorial Staff · 13 Oct 2014

Yaël Farber's acclaimed revival will be screened to over 350 UK cinemas

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for autumn
By Catherine Love · 13 Oct 2014

A round-up of some of the best theatre on offer all over the country this October and November

Ask WOS: Previews and press nights explained
By Michael Coveney · 11 Oct 2014

In the first of our new series, inspired by our recent article on day seats, we answer reader questions. This week, our chief critic explains the changing nature of opening nights.

Theatre Quiz of the Week: Christmas starts early and another Sherlock star treads the boards
By Ben Hewis · 10 Oct 2014

How up to date are you on this week's theatre news? Take our quiz of the week and find out