The Guardian & The Telegraph

Theatre News from The Guardian & The Telegraphic newspaper in the U.K.

The Egg, BathNick Makoha’s fragmented and vertiginous account of his treacherous journey to Britain is a story of our times On the left of the stage, a screen projects the...
My friend Jack Carr, who has died aged 78, was an actor who emerged in the mid-1960s, one of a crop of young, working-class graduates from Stephen Joseph’s drama department...
The Man with the Iron Neck delves into the tragic and often taboo topic with sensitivity, warmth and a dose of hyperreal After losing a young family member to suicide,...
They have always lost out on romantic lead roles. But while glamour fades, talent endures – letting these supporting stars win the long game When the actor Paul Chahidi was...
The author of A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing on Booker-winner Anna Burns, musician Alasdair Roberts, and her favourite bakery Born in Liverpool in 1976 to Northern Irish parents, Eimear...
The Egg, BathNick Makoha’s fragmented and vertiginous account of his treacherous journey to Britain is a story of our times On the left of the stage, a screen projects the...
Royal Opera House, LondonLiam Scarlett’s 2010 work is as lyrical as ever, while strong performances and a live pigeon can’t save Frederick Ashton’s romcom When it premiered in 2010, Asphodel...
Home, ManchesterOne man’s life from cradle to grave is the subject of Eve Steele’s intense one-woman play Manchester’s annual Push festival celebrates the creative work of the north-west of England....
Roundhouse, LondonKhan performs in his intensely beautiful take on the Mahabharata for the last time Akram Khan made Until the Lions to be performed in the magical, circular space of...
Royal & Derngate, Northampton; Arcola; Kiln, LondonIn a trio of new plays, three young Rwandans are moved by the spirit, a lorry driver and a refugee share a watchful journey,...
Theatre gala organisers apologise for ‘serious error’ in leaving the influential director out of this year’s In Memoriam segment Organisers of the Olivier awards have said they will rename future...
Guardian photographer David Levene was backstage at Royal Albert Hall in Kensington, south-west London Continue reading...
Highlights from the speeches given by Bryan Cranston, Jez Butterworth, Sheila Atim and others at the 2018 Oliviers Revolutionary musical Hamilton takes home seven Olivier awards Bryan Cranston (best actor,...
London’s Royal Albert Hall hosts the UK’s most prestigious theatre awards Revolutionary musical Hamilton takes home seven Olivier awards Continue reading...
Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, the National Theatre and Bryan Cranston also come up trumps Hamilton, the stage juggernaut that is arguably the most popular and influential musical for a generation,...