Theatre News

Mark Stevenson (Rabbit) Grace Carter (Hare) and Hayden Wood (Hatter) in Alice's Adventures Underground (Photo by Jane Hobson)

Alice returns to The Vaults

Les Enfants Terribles and ebp have announced the smash hit Alice's Adventures Underground and the children’s show Adventures In Wonderland will both return to The Vaults in 2017.

Royal Court releases new Playwright Podcast series

Today the Royal Court Theatre releases the first in a 12 part series of podcasts with leading playwrights.

Backstage Pass

Russell Morton, Toby Manley, Lucy Grattan, Roxanne Palmer in Mr Popper's Penguins (Photo: Helen Murray)

Backstage prep with Mr Popper's Penguins

Join us as we find out what the penguins get up to before a performance of Mr Popper's Penguins.

Hamlet at Trafalgar Studios

In rehearsal with Hamlet

We stepped inside the rehearsal room for Flute Theatre Company's Hamlet, which comes to the intimate space of Trafalgar Studios 2 this December in a co-production with English Touring Theatre.

Captain Hook (Anna Francolini) and pirates in Peter Pan (Photo Steve Tanner)

Shows to see this December

The December calendar is chock-full of brilliant shows on the horizon to round off the year in style; we've picked out some highlights...

Gemma Arterton (Joan) in rehearsal for Saint Joan at the Donmar Warehouse (Photo: Jack Sain)

In rehearsal: Saint Joan

Check out the latest rehearsal snaps from Saint Joan at the Donmar Warehouse, with a cast led by Olivier Award nominee Gemma Arterton.

Tiger Lily (Lois Chimimba) in Peter Pan (Photo Steve Tanner)

Q&A: Peter Pan's relaxed performance

The National Theatre's Peter Pan is holding a relaxed performance on Saturday 21 January 2017. We spoke to Lois Chimimba, who plays Tiger Lily, about the show, and putting on a relaxed performance.

First Nights

Harry Enfield and John Marquez in Once In A Lifetime (Photo: Johan Persson)

Once In A Lifetime

Thu 08 Dec 2016

Once In A Lifetime at the Young Vic is a hilarious, mad-cap comedy about three New Yorkers who spot a unique opportunity to milk a momentous revelation in cinema.

The cast of Sleeping Beauty in Hackney Empires Sleeping Beauty Credit Bob Workman

Sleeping Beauty, Hackney Empire

Mon 05 Dec 2016

Sleeping Beauty awakens at Hackney Empire.

Ed Harris in Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios (Photo: Johan Persson)

Buried Child

Fri 02 Dec 2016

Dark, difficult and devastating. And to quote Barnaby Kay, who stars in the show as Tilden, 'you've got Ed bloody Harris in it'.