The latest edition of our sister print title What’s On Stage Magazine is out today (Friday 26 September 2008), available in 35 participating London theatres as well as selected hotels, restaurants and tourist bureaux.

Amongst the great features on offer in the October 2008 issue are:

  • PLAYING IT STRAIGHT - One thing’s for sure about David Walliams making his West End stage debut – there are no funny “laydees” in Harold Pinter’s No Man\'s Land, as Roger Foss found out.

  • OFF WE GO! - Your guide to central Off-West End venues.

  • BIENVENUE LA CLIQUE - Why a circus-burlesque troupe is giving the historic Hippodrome a new lease of life.

  • TRAGIC POTENTIAL - As Oedipus opens at the National Theatre - starring Ralph Fiennes, Clare Higgins and Alan Howard), Michael Coveney taps into the powerful forces unleashed in Sophocles’ magnificent drama.

    We’ve also got all of your favourite regular magazine sections, including Headliners (news, previews and Talking Heads snippet interviews), Up for Grabs competitions, Limelight pictures, this month’s What’s On Guide diary and listings, Brief Encounter (with director/choreographer and former So Solid Crew rapper turned actor Ashley Walters, who returns to the stage in In the Red and Brown Water at the Young Vic), Recommended (theatregoer raves about recent openings) and, last but not least, Critical Comment, in which our columnist, Guardian critic Michael Billington, puts in a plea for the return of the two-act play.

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