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Review Round-Ups: Were the critics satisfied with Dick Whittington? 

14 Dec 17

The London Palladium’s pantomime returns with Julian Clary as The Spirit of the Bells in Dick Whittington…


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Features: Dick Whittington opening night video: Julian Clary, NIgel Havers, Beverley Knight and more 

14 Dec 17

We spoke to some of the cast and guests at the opening night of Dick Whittington…


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Photos: Robert Lindsay, Elaine Paige and Beverley Knight at the opening of the Palladium’s Dick Whittington 

14 Dec 17

The West End pantomime was a spectacle to behold at the London Palladium…


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Review: Review: Dick Whittington (London Palladium) 

14 Dec 17

Julian Clary returns this year alongside Diversity, Paul Zerdin, Elaine Paige and more…


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Photos: First look at Elaine Paige, Julian Clary and the cast of Dick Whittington at the London Palladium 

13 Dec 17

London’s starriest panto opens at the Palladium this week…


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Review: Review: Rapunzel (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

12 Dec 17

Theatre Royal Stratford East’s pantomime stars regular Michael Bertenshaw…


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Features: Pinocchio, Dick Whittington at the Palladium and The Twilight Zone make our week’s top openings 

11 Dec 17

Find out more about shows that have taken our fancy this week…


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Theatre News: Casting announced for Hoxton Hall’s all-female musical 

11 Dec 17

Susie McKenna will direct the show’s world premiere production…


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Features: Harlem Guys and Dolls, Menier’s Barnum and more in this week’s top openings 

4 Dec 17

Stratford East’s panto returns and Sally Cookson takes us into Narnia…


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Features: Roller derby drama: recreating the risk of contact sport onstage 

17 Nov 17

Nat Tarrab of Mars.


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Theatre News: Frankenstein and new Maxine Peake play in Royal Exchange 2018 season 

15 Nov 17

Michael Boyd will also direct a production of The Cherry Orchard…


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Review: Review: Jubilee (Manchester Royal Exchange) 

8 Nov 17

Toyah Wilcox stars in Chris Goode’s 40th anniversary production…


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Review: Review: The Lighthouse (Hackney Showroom) 

4 Nov 17

Shadwell Opera revives that rare beast, a ghost opera that delivers real chills.


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Theatre News: Taylor Mac and Coraline opera in new Barbican season 

1 Nov 17

Taylor Mac will bring his Pulitzer Prize-nominated performance to London for the first time…


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Blogs: Jonny Woo’s Unroyal Variety: ‘Cabaret has become a victim of its own success’ 

30 Oct 17

As his Unroyal Variety night opens at Hackney Empire, cabaret and drag star Jonny Woo explains why he thinks cabaret might be losing its edge…


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Review: Review: Reasons to be Cheerful (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

26 Oct 17

Graeae’s touring production, featuring the music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads, returns to Theatre Royal Stratford East…


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Theatre News: James Pidgeon announces first season at Shoreditch Town Hall 

26 Oct 17

The London venue will stage six London premieres and four UK premieres…


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Theatre News: Shortlist announced for 2017 Bruntwood Prize 

24 Oct 17

The ten scripts will be whittled down to four and announced at a ceremony at the Royal Exchange next month…


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Theatre News: Cast announced for Theatre Royal Stratford East’s Rapunzel 

20 Oct 17

The pantomime will be directed by the venue’s associate director Pooja Ghai…


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Theatre News: Casting announced for Talawa’s all-black Guys and Dolls 

18 Oct 17

The Royal Exchange Theatre is to host a new production of Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows’ musical…


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Theatre News: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie wins UK Theatre Award 

15 Oct 17

The awards have been announced in a ceremony at the London Guild…


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Review: Review: Giulio Cesare [Parts 1 & 2] (Hackney Empire and tour) 

9 Oct 17

Rome meets Egypt as ETO performs Handel’s lengthy opera across two evenings…


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Review: Review: Dardanus (Hackney Empire and tour) 

7 Oct 17

English Touring Opera presents a rarely-heard 18th-century opera by Rameau…


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Review: Review: After the Rehearsal/Persona (Barbican) 

28 Sep 17

Ivo van Hove’s company Toneelgroep complete its residency at the Barbican with these Ingmar Bergman adaptations…


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Theatre News: Casting announced for Hackney Empire panto Cinderella 

27 Sep 17

Susie McKenna and Steve Edis return for the 2017 festive show…


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Photos: First look at Elaine Paige and cast of Dick Whittington 

22 Sep 17

The London Palladium pantomime opens in December…


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Review: Review: Our Town (Royal Exchange, Manchester) 

20 Sep 17

Thornton Wilder’s classic American play is revived by Sarah Frankcom at the Royal Exchange in Manchester…


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Features: The Hartlepool Monkey: How a set can tell its own story 

14 Sep 17

The show opens in Stratford ahead of a UK tour…


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Theatre News: Rudy’s Rare Records actor Larrington Walker dies 

4 Sep 17

The actor recently starred at Hackney Empire opposite Lenny Henry…


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Theatre News: Emma Williams cast in Dick Whittington 

1 Sep 17

Final casting for the London Palladium panto has been announced…


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Theatre News: New national Heretic Voices competition launches at Arcola Theatre to find new writing talent 

20 Jul 17

Entrants must submit a monologue of between 15 and 45 minutes in length.


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Theatre News: Casting announced for Fever Pitch the Opera 

19 Jul 17

The first ever musical staging by Highbury Opera Theatre marks 25 years since Nick Hornby’s book was first published…


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Review: Review: Summer in London (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

19 Jul 17

Rikki Beadle-Blair’s latest show stars an all-trans cast…


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Theatre News: Exclusive: Rachel Tucker returns to London for solo concert 

14 Jul 17

The Wicked star will perform at Shoreditch Town Hall in November…


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Review: Review: The Tempest (Barbican) 

7 Jul 17

The RSC’s production, starring Simon Russell Beale as Prospero has transferred to the Barbican…


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Theatre News: Nadia Fall appointed artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East 

14 Jun 17

The director will take over from Kerry Michael who leaves the position at the end of this year…


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Review: Review: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird (Hackney Empire) 

12 Jun 17

A jazz-infused opera about the life and times of Charlie Parker…


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Interviews: Kerry Michael: ‘I can’t think about life after Stratford East just yet’ 

8 Jun 17

The artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East talks about Tommy and his plans for leaving the theatre in December…


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Theatre News: Manchester Royal Exchange announces autumn 2017 season 

7 Jun 17

The season includes an adaptation of the film Jubilee and two plays by Bruntwood Prize winners…


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Theatre News: HighTide to stage new Kanye West play in festival line-up 

2 Jun 17

The company will also set up a new temporary space in Walthamstow this autumn…


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Theatre News: Charlie Stemp and Elaine Paige to star in London Palladium panto 

2 Jun 17

Stemp will take on the title role in the production of Dick Whittington…


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Interviews: Emma Donoghue: ‘Room is about the power of imagination, it belongs on stage’ 

18 May 17

The Academy Award-nominated writer talks to us about the stage adaptation of her novel, Room , currently playing at Theatre Royal Stratford East…


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Review: Review: Room (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

11 May 17

Emma Donoghue’s novel about a woman kept in the same room for seven years gets its stage premiere…


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Theatre News: Northern Stage announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 line-up 

11 May 17

It includes shows from Graeae, the Royal Exchange and West Yorkshire Playhouse…


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Photos: Exclusive: First look at Room at Theatre Royal Stratford East 

8 May 17

Emma Donoghue’s story is about a woman who has been kidnapped and locked in a room for seven years…


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Photos: First images released of Jude Law in Obsession at the Barbican 

24 Apr 17

Ivo van Hove’s world premiere production opens this week…


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Theatre News: James Pidgeon to helm Shoreditch Town Hall 

30 Mar 17

Pidgeon was previously deputy director at the theatre…


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Theatre News: Barbican announces new autumn season 

29 Mar 17

The RSC transfers its Rome season to London, and there will be a Woyzeck / Winterreise mash-up…


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Blogs: Is Ivo van Hove’s Roman Tragedies the most significant piece of theatre in Britain in a decade? 

23 Mar 17

Toneelgroep’s six-hour adaptation of three of Shakespeare’s tragedies returned to the Barbican this month…


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Features: From Roman Tragedies to Jude Law: A brief history of Ivo van Hove’s Toneelgroep 

14 Mar 17

As Ivo van Hove’s Dutch company begin their residency at the Barbican, here’s a few facts you may not have known about the company and its past work…







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