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The cast of The World Goes Round, playing at the St James Theatre in February

Oliver Tompsett makes St James’ World Go Round

Wed 25 Nov 2015

Oliver Tompsett and Debbie Kurup will give voice to some of Kander and Ebb’s best-loved hits when they star in musical revue The World Goes Round at the St James Studio in February.

Nicole Kidman leads Evening Standard wins

Mon 23 Nov 2015

Nicole Kidman, James McAvoy and Imelda Staunton were among the performers to triumph at last night’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards, taking home the top acting prizes for their recent London stage outings.

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Andrew Scott in rehearsals for The Dazzle (Photo: Marc Brenner)

Exclusive! In rehearsal: The Dazzle

Wed 25 Nov 2015

Bond star Andrew Scott has swapped Spectre for scripts as he prepares to return to the stage in one of December’s hottest openings, The Dazzle. Take an exclusive look into the rehearsal room in our gallery.

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A day in the life: I Want My Hat Back

A day in the life: I Want My Hat Back

Bowl cuts, coffee, parades and skipping; it’s all in a day in the life of I Want My Hat Back’s Steven Webb. Check out his photo diary documenting an average working day in the National Theatre’s hit family show.

Win a Trip to Broadway

Quiz: How well do you know Broadway?

You’ve just days to be entered into our Broadway prize draw – it closes on 26 November – so we’ve compiled a quiz to see whether you need to win that trip to swot up on your knowledge or indulge a passion.

Charles Edwards in Waste at the National Theatre (Photo: Johan Persson)

In his words: Charles Edwards

The fleeting star of Downton Abbey talks to us about playing the arrogant lead of the National Theatre’s Waste, the joy of performing at Shakespeare’s Globe and his Downton fate.

Indhu Rubasingham

Video: TheatreCraft’s Indhu Rubasingham

As young people aged 16 to 25-years-old flock to the Royal Opera House for today’s TheatreCraft we catch up with the event’s Ambassador Indhu Rubasingham.

First Nights

John Hopkins and Richard Durden in Ben Hur at the Tricycle Theatre (Photo: Mark Douet)

Ben Hur

Wed 25 Nov 2015

Patrick Barlow strikes again with another feat of fast-paced comic ingenuity that is sure to delight audiences of all ages this Christmas.

Gary Kemp, Ron Cook and Gemma Chan star in The Homecoming at Trafalgar Studio 1 (Photo: Marc Brenner)

The Homecoming

Tue 24 Nov 2015

Jamie Lloyd returns with two hours of the most deliciously dark, wickedly witty, power-wrestling drama you’ll see on the stage.

Derren Brown: Miracle at the Palace Theatre

Derren Brown: Miracle

Wed 18 Nov 2015

Derren Brown does it again with a truly miraculous show. Whether his powers are all psychological deduction, old fashioned tricks or something else entirely, he is pure magic live on stage.

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