Features

Touring news - January 2017

Sandra Giorgetti looks at the tours that take to the road next month, including the first UK tour of La Cage Aux Folles and the world premières of Not Dead Enough and Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox.

Sandra Giorgetti, 31 December 2016

Review of the Year - The Midlands Stage

Prestigious awards, increased ticket sales and stunning productions were the hallmarks of 2016 for theatre in the Midlands while 2017 will bring the end of an era as well as a huge amount of optimism.

Steve Orme, 23 December 2016

East Riding Theatre and Great Expectations

Richard Vergette examines the East Riding Theatre as it mounts its third Christmas show with a Dickensian source since it opened in 2014.

Richard Vergette, 16 December 2016

Festive entertainment with a bit of bah humbug!

If you want to say Boo–Hiss to traditional panto this year, have a break from finding your Christmas jumper and take a look at reporter Sandra Giorgetti's summary of what's on.

Sandra Giorgetti, 27 November 2016

There Will Be Fun at the British Library

London reporter Sandra Giorgetti has been to join the fun at the British Library where a new exhibition on Victorian entertainments includes live performances.

Sandra Giorgetti, 06 November 2016

Innovation, Orthodoxy, and Shakespeare's Globe

Following the cries of anguish and condemnation of the theatre board at the announcement that Emma Rice is to leave Shakespeare's Globe in 18 months' time, Brice Stratford, director of Shakespeare and founder of Owle Schreame theatre company, looks at the issue from the opposite direction.

Brice Stratford, 01 November 2016

Battersea Arts Centre

In her second of three features on performance venues whose architecture has caught her interest, reviewer Sandra Giorgetti visits South West London's Battersea Arts Centre, damaged by fire earlier this year.

Sandra Giorgetti, 31 October 2016