British Theatre Guide
News, reviews, features and podcast on theatre across the UK
Where Have All the Contraltos Gone?
Kevin Catchpole laments the lost voice of oratorio and the operatic stage.
Alexander Awareness Week (13th - 19th June, 2005)
The Alexander Technique has helped actors and musicians achieve their performance potential for over a hundred years. Jill Sharp investigates the Alexander phenomenon and interviews an experienced teacher of the Technique.
Vote, Vote, Vote for... ?
What the parties say about the arts in their manifestos
The Brave and the Foolish
Two developments this week have shown up the massive differences between thatre and the arts in Scotland and Wales.
Theatre on the Web
Our annual survey of theatre on the Web
As Trevor and I Were Saying...
Some thoughts inspired by the news of the musical based on Tolkien's
Lord of the Rings
Congestion in the West End
The real effects of congestion charging in London's West End.
Performing at the Edinburgh Fringe
Things to keep in mind if you want to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe.
The state of the Arts Council of England as revealed by its annual report for 2001 to 2002.
The Edinburgh Fringe: What's the Point?
Is there any longer any point to the Edinburgh Fringe?
Edinburgh 2002: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Philip Fisher comments on the 2002 Edinburgh Fringe.
Your Guide, in a thoughtful (i.e. self-indulgent) mood, looks at the biography of John Gielgud and the state of the West End.
Romeo and Juliet Jazz Suite
Jazz music for the People's Theatre, Newcastle, production of Romeo and Juliet - jazz and theatre - the Romeo and Juliet Jazz Suite by James Russell
That Was The Year That Was
A look back at theatre in the UK in 1999.
"Dangerously jingoistic and inward looking"
Is Sir John Drummond right when he says British Theatre is dangerously jingoistic and inward looking?
The Traditions of Theatre
Ruminations on the language and traditions of theatre, and all that sort of traditional stuff.
So Now We Know
What Labour's General Election victory will mean for the arts