Theatre News

Thérèse Raquin at Finborough Theatre (Photo: Darren Bell)
Thu 17 Apr 2014 14:19
Thérèse Raquin gets Park transfer

Finborough Theatre’s acclaimed world premiere musical version of Thérèse Raquin is to play at the Park Theatre this summer.

Thu 17 Apr 2014 11:44
Seth Numrich leads Fathers And Sons

Seth Numrich, who won the 2013 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Newcomer, will return to the London stage to star as Bazarov in Fathers And Sons at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Michael Xavier Pajama Game blog: Week 1

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Wed 16 Apr 2014 12:00
Michael Xavier Pajama Game blog: Week 1

Between preparing The Pajama Game and hosting the Olivier Awards ITV Stage, Michael Xavier found time to shine a light on goings on at the first week of rehearsals for his latest production.

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Olivier winners' reactions: musicals

Olivier winners' reactions: musicals

We spoke to the casts and creative teams behind some of the biggest, best and – for 2014 in particular – most controversial musicals about what it meant to take home this year’s Olivier Awards.

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Olivier winners' reactions: plays

Olivier winners' reactions: plays

We were backstage at the Olivier Awards with MasterCard to capture the elation of those who had just collected a statuette for their work on some of the greatest plays of the past year.

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In pictures: Olivier Awards styling

In pictures: Olivier Awards styling

Have you ever wondered how the stars get ready before an awards ceremony? We were lucky enough to have the chance to experience first-hand the preparation that goes into a red carpet transformation with a visit to the Olivier Awards styling suite.

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Exclusive: West End Switched Off clips

Exclusive: West End Switched Off clips

Prior to its launch concert on 27 April new ‘unplugged’ album West End Switched Off, which features performers including Simon Bailey, Rebecca Trehearn and Alice Fearn, has given us three exclusive tasters of the treats in store.

First Nights

Lucy Robinson, Marian Bailey, Fenella Woolgar and Stella Gonet in Handbagged at the Vaudeville Theatre (Photo: Tristram Kenton)Fri 11 Apr 2014

Handbagged

Two of Britain’s most iconic women are brought to life on stage in performances as impeccable as Her Majesty’s English accent.

Birdland at the Royal Court Theatre (Photo: Richard H Smith)Thu 10 Apr 2014

Birdland

Andrew Scott is a born rock star in Simon Stephens’ bleak surrealist piece that brings an essence of German theatricality to Sloane Square.

Matthew Cottle, Nigel Linday and Debra Gillett in A Small Family Business at the National Theatre (Photo: Johan Persson)Wed 09 Apr 2014

A Small Family Business

Ayckbourn’s tale of a good man with backbone in a world of moral invertebrates returns to the theatre in which it premiered a quarter of a century ago.