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Dean Chisnall stars in Shrek tour
By Editorial Staff · 3 Feb 2014

The cast for Shrek's first tour of the UK and Ireland has been announced

Catherine Love: Sharing the live experience
By Catherine Love · 3 Feb 2014

As debate about the live streaming of theatre productions continues, Catherine Love asks whether recorded performances can still unite an audience

Michael Coveney: Philip Seymour Hoffman, a troubled and unforgettable star of stage and screen
By Michael Coveney · 3 Feb 2014

The actor, who's been found dead at the age of 46 from a suspected drug overdose, was a rare genius, says our chief critic

RSC's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies transfers to West End?
By Rosie Bannister · 31 Jan 2014

As Hilary Mantel's novels are being adapted for a BBC television series, the Royal Shakespeare Company's duo will reportedly transfer to the West End later this year

Plays cast: Lisa Dillon and Sharon Small in RSC's Roaring Girls season, Superior Donuts in Southwark and Hotel Plays
By Andi Kaufman · 29 Jan 2014

Casting has been announced for the RSC's Roaring Girl and Arden of Faversham, Tracy Letts' Superior Donuts and The Hotel Plays at the Langham Hotel

Catherine Love: Rewarding variety
By Catherine Love · 27 Jan 2014

As awards season enters its busiest phase, Catherine Love suggests that theatre awards are at their best when reflecting the variety of theatre on our stages

Brendan Cole Extends his Licence to Thrill UK Tour
By Glenn Meads · 23 Jan 2014

The Strictly Come Dancing pro tours the UK, fresh from his success on the hit BBC show with celebrity partner Sophie Ellis Bextor

Warwick Davis launches Reduced Height Theatre Company with See How They Run tour
By Editorial Staff · 22 Jan 2014

Phillip King's classic farce will be given a unique spin by Warwick Davis and his newly launched Reduced Height Theatre Company

Priscilla Back on the Tour Bus
By Glenn Meads · 22 Jan 2014

Priscilla - Queen of the Desert undertakes another UK tour, with Jason Donovan and Richard Grieve back on board

Catherine Love: Great expectations
By Catherine Love · 20 Jan 2014

Are expectations a useful barometer against which to measure our theatrical experiences, or a barrier to enjoyment and surprise?