Features

Oliver Tilney and Amie Burns Walker in The Great Gatsby at The Fleeting Arms, York

Review of the Year - The Yorkshire Stage

Yorkshire editor Mark Smith takes a look back on the Yorkshire theatre shows and news which shaped his year.
Jonathan Firth as Jack Manningham and Tara Fitzgerald as Bella Manningham in Gaslight at Northampton Royal and Derngate

Review of the Year - The Midlands Stage

What an amazing year 2015 was for theatre in the Midlands. Record figures, a prestigious award and premières galore made it a year to remember.
Flor De Liz Perez in The Motherf**ker with the Hat at the National

Review of the Year - The London Stage

BTG London editor Philip Fisher reviews the London theatre scene in 2015.
Katie Moore (Caroline), Ben Batt (Cash) and the company of The Funfair at HOME Manchester

Seven Plays from Methuen Drama

Methuen Drama has published a stream of new scripts in the last few months covering work up and down the country. This article provides a brief introduction to seven new plays.
The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards 2015

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards 2016

The Writers' Guild Awards have announced the shortlists for the 2016 prizes.
Matt Henry as Lola and Angels from multiple nominee, Kinky Boots

Whatsonstage Awards 2015 – Nominees

Nominees for the 16th annual Whatsonstage Awards.
Imelda Staunton - winner of the award for Best Musical Performance in Gypsy

The 61st Annual London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Winners and nominees of the 2015 Evening Standard Awards.
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Live from the Television Centre

An exciting mix of new theatre on BBC 4.
Connor Allen and Jack Binstead

Real Human Being

Taking Flight Theatre company presents a play for schools on the subject of disability hate crime.
Kenneth Cranham in the Theatre Royal Bath and Tricycle Theatre production of The Father with Claire Skinner

Close Encounters with the Third Age

Christopher Naylor muses on life and work for the older actor.
One of the winners - Captain Morgan 1: The Sands of Time and Captain Morgan 2: The Sea of Souls

2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards

The winners and commendations for this year's awards.
Andy Bogle, the South Shields ex-pat who is funding Geordie the Musical

US Funding for Geordie musical

A new north east show, Geordie the Musical, opens in South Shields with all costs funded by an ex-pat living in the United States.
Theatres Trust Conference 15

The Theatres Trust Conference 15: Valuing Theatres

A report on the conference held at the Milton Theatre, Guildhall School, London on 23 June 2015.
The Soaking of Vera Shrimp

The North East at the Fringe

In addition to the work from the north east programmed by Northern Stage at Summerhall as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, a number of companies from the region are travelling to Edinburgh independently.
The Other Room Young Artists Festival - rehearsal

The Other Room - Young Artists' Festival 2015

Fresh from a triumphant first season, Cardiff pub theatre company The Other Room organised a week-long festival giving emerging writers, actors and directors access to their performance space.
Heather Lai and Lucy Ellison (standing)

China back on stage in London

Interview with Zoë Svendsen and Simon Daw for World Factory at Young Vic.
Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

A superb exhibition of the work of John Singer Sargent at the National Portrait Gallery has much of interest to theatre addicts.
Kitten Killers - one of 150 events at this year's Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival 2015

England's largest multi–arts festival comes alive in May.
Acrojou, The Wheel House

The Importance of Balance: an interview with Acrojou

Outdoor physical theatre and acrobatics company Acrojou explains the importance of building a team, of balance and of having space and time to create and collaborate.
Gaynor Lougher in The Adventures of Sancho Panzer, 2012

Welsh director Gaynor Lougher's inspiring inclusive theatre

As Hijinx Theatre's Gaynor Lougher announces she will leave the company at the end of this month, Allison Vale reflects on her contribution to inclusive theatre in the UK.