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The Kid Stays In The Picture at the Royal Court

Royal Court unveils The Kid Stays In The Picture cast

The Royal Court has announced casting news for its upcoming Simon McBurney-directed play The Kid Stays In The Picture, based on the life of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans.

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TKTS Show Of The Week - This House

Politics on stage

Politics is on everyone's radar right now, and it's been a recurring theme on the stage for many years. From Shakespeare to Sondheim, we took at look at some of the most notable shows that tackle the subject.

Peter DuBoisin (Director) with Emilia Fox and Theo James in rehearsal for Sex With Strangers at the Hampstead Theatre (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

In rehearsal: Sex With Strangers

Intricate romantic comedy Sex With Strangers is due to hit the Hampstead Theatre from 27 January, and we've had a sneak peek at the hugely exciting multifaceted love story.

Andrew Polec in rehearsals for Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical (Photo: Specular)

In rehearsal: Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical

There's only one way to stage a Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf musical: with blood, thunder and all-out rock 'n roll. Based on these rehearsal photos, there's plenty of all of the above on the way.

Conleth Hill and Imelda Staunton rehearse Edward Albee's Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (Photo: Johan Persson)

In rehearsal: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Images have been released of rehearsals for the new West End production of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, and on the basis of them, we're less afraid than incredibly excited.

An Inspector Calls at the Playhouse Theatre (Photo by Mark Douet)

An Inspector Calls tours the City Of London Police Museum

Liam Brennan, who plays the inspector, and Sara Pink, from the City Of London, take us on a tour of the City Of London Police Museum.

First Nights

Clive Kene, Graham O’Mara, and Florence Roberts in BU21 (Photo:David Monteith-Hodge)

Q&A: BU21 director Dan Pick

Thu 12 Jan 2017

As the dust settles on the opening night of BU21, a play following six Londoners in the aftermath of a fictitious terrorist attack, we caught up with the show’s director, Dan Pick.

Emilio Doorgasingh and Ben Turner in The Kite Runner (Photo: Robert Workman)

The Kite Runner

Thu 12 Jan 2017

We chatted to The Kite Runner team backstage after this week's opening night at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Sinead Matthews and Ruth Wilson in Hedda Gabler  (Photo: Jan Versweyveld)

Things you’ll love about Hedda Gabler

Thu 05 Jan 2017

Patrick Marber's new version of Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler recently opened at the National Theatre.