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Test your theatre knowledge: Oscar winning thespians
How well do you know your theatrical award-winners?
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: When drink orders go wrong
By Anonymous
A customer gets riled up as bar staff get the all-important drinks order wrong
My Top 5 Showtunes: Ian Bartholomew
The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without
From Ben Whishaw to Andrew Scott, each Hamlet becomes part of how we view the world
Ahead of Andrew Scott's turn as Hamlet, Sarah Crompton looks back at some of the actors who have taken on the role
The week in pictures: 18 - 24 February
Gary Barlow in bed, the Genie meets a genius and Phillip Schofield gets his buns out in this week's pics
Review: The Girls (Phoenix Theatre)
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's musical based on the true story of the Calender Girls opens in the West End
Review: Richard III (Schaubuhne, Barbican Theatre)
Thomas Ostermeier's German production of Shakespeare's dark play is an intense rocket ride over two and a half hours
Review: Travesties (Apollo Theatre)
Tom Hollander stars in the revival of Tom Stoppard's madcap play
Review: The Wedding Singer (Curve, Leicester and tour)
The bright and breezy musical based on the 1998 film starring Adam Sandler
Review: The Pirates of Penzance (London Coliseum)
Mike Leigh's reverential production of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera returns