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London Classic Theatre tour Orton's Entertaining Mr Sloane
By Glenn Meads · 21 Mar 2014

Joe Orton's classic tours the UK, following the company's success with Harold Pinter's Betrayal

Theatre industry welcomes Chancellor's tax break
By Theo Bosanquet · 19 Mar 2014

George Osborne has announced a significant tax relief for stage productions

Catherine Love: Looking for the great new plays
By Catherine Love · 17 Mar 2014

While the Olivier Awards shortlists might indicate slim pickings when it comes to new plays, the variety of theatre on offer across the country suggests otherwise

Guest Blog: The UK needs to lower its barriers to foreign artists
By Cath Johnson · 17 Mar 2014

The director of acclaimed international show The City and Iris explains how UK visa issues jeopardised its current tour

Catherine Love: Why all the walkouts?
By Catherine Love · 10 Mar 2014

If audiences are walking out of shows more often, as has been suggested recently, perhaps we should be asking why

Michael Blakemore wins Sheridan Morley Prize for National Theatre memoir
By Theo Bosanquet · 5 Mar 2014

Blakemore's book Stage Blood details the difficult relationship between Laurence Olivier and Peter Hall

Michael Coveney: RSC asks, which is Shakespeare's most popular play? And which is the best?
By Michael Coveney · 5 Mar 2014

Michael Coveney looks at the recent poll from the Royal Shakespeare Company looking at the public's favourite Shakespeare play

Catherine Love: Theatre in the digital age
By Catherine Love · 3 Mar 2014

As our smartphones increasingly run our lives, what can theatre tell us about digital technology?

20 Questions With... State of Verbal Undress writer Rani Morthy
By Glenn Meads · 3 Mar 2014

Think you understand the government's view of immigration? Writer/Actress Rani Moorthy explores the topic in depth in Rasa Theatre's new play States of Verbal Undress which tours the UK this month.

Brian Conley and Linzi Hateley confirmed for Barnum tour
By Theo Bosanquet · 27 Feb 2014

The UK tour opens at Leicester Curve in September