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Best Actress nominee Judi Dench walks the red carpet at the Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard (Photo: Pamela Raith)

Judi Dench joins Olivier Awards line-up

Wed 01 Apr 2015

Judi Dench, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Angela Lansbury will be among the star-studded line-up of theatrical talent handing out London theatre’s most coveted prizes at the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard.

Alex Gaumond leads Open Air Seven Brides

Wed 01 Apr 2015

Alex Gaumond and Laura Pitt-Pulford are to star in the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre revival of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers this summer.

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Gemma Arterton at the Olivier Awards Nominees Lunch (Photo: Matt Humphrey)

In pictures: Olivier Nominees Lunch

Wed 01 Apr 2015

With less than two weeks until the glittering ceremony, this year’s Olivier Award nominees came together for one last celebration before that all-important night of theatrical prize-giving. As always, we were on hand to capture the festivities.

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The cast of Bugsy Malone try out custard pies and splurge guns in rehearsals (Photo: Drew McOnie)

Bugsy Malone rehearsal diary: Week 2

In the second of his exclusive rehearsal diary entries, Bugsy Malone’s choreographer Drew McOnie reveals details of an emotional week for the company as the young cast start to really find their feet and some serious talent is uncovered in the process…

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Sweeney Todd's Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson

Video: Sweeney Todd’s Terfel & Thompson

As they prepare to bring Stephen Sondheim’s gory classic Sweeney Todd to the stage of the London Coliseum, we meet opera star Bryn Terfel and big screen queen Emma Thompson.

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Wicked's Standby Glinda, Sophie Linder-Lee

Q&A: Wicked’s Sophie Linder-Lee

Standby Glinda Sophie Linder-Lee could be considered a Wicked veteran. There is little about the Oz-set musical she doesn’t know. So we let her loose on the Olivier Awards Twitter account to field your questions.

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Bugsy Malone's choreographer Drew McOnie (Photo: Pamela Raith)

Bugsy Malone rehearsal diary: Week 1

Rising star choreographer Drew McOnie will be giving us the inside scoop on rehearsals for the much anticipated forthcoming production of Bugsy Malone, from splurge guns to speakeasy showstoppers. First up, working with children and putting the boxing gloves on…

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Tom Davey, Sean Browne and Dugald Bruce-Lockhart in The Three Lions, playing at St James Theatre (Photo: Geraint Lewis)

The Three Lions

Fri 27 Mar 2015

A slice of soccery silliness exposing a national and international power base as ugly as a mistimed Robbie Savage tackle.

Stephen Mangan in Rules For Living at the National Theatre (Photo: Simon Annand)

Rules For Living

Wed 25 Mar 2015

Christmas comes early at the National Theatre with Marianne Elliott gifting audiences a hilarious, manic and compelling dysfunctional family drama that leaves everyone with egg – and custard and gravy and turkey – on their faces.

James Dreyfus, Amanda Boxer, Maureen Lipman and Ingrid Oliver in Harvey at the Theatre Royal Haymarket (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Harvey

Tue 24 Mar 2015

One invisible rabbit, two Olivier Award winners and a whole heap of silliness makes for an entertaining evening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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