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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.
Panto Season 2014

Panto News: February 2015

Simon Sladen reflects on Panto Season 2014, whilst looking ahead to Panto Season 2015 in his first blog of the year. And if that's not enough, there's also a chance to win The Golden Age of Pantomime by Jeffrey Richards.
Collector of Tears

The NE's Best of 2014

Peter Lathan reveals his choice of the best locally produced theatre in the north east during 2014.
Liverpool Everyman opening event

Theatre in the north west in 2014

Editor David Chadderton gives his review and highlights of north west theatre in 2014.
Tim Pigott-Smith as Charles in King Charles III

Review of the Year - The London Stage

Philip Fisher reviews the London theatre in 2014.
Kaspar - presented by South Street Arts Centre, Benedict Sandiford and Cassie Friend

The making of Kaspar

A dark fairytale is being conjured into the world at South Street Arts Centre's new festival of storytelling.
Tim McArthur as Nurse Nelly in 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' at the Beck Theatre, Hayes (2014) and Simon Wegrzyn as Fleshcreep in 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon (2013)

"I love making myself look ridiculous!"

Simon Sladen interviews Simon Wegrzyn and Tim McArthur ahead of their season together in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Beck Theatre, Hayes.
The Owle Schreame Award

The Owle Schreame Awards for Innovation in Classical Theatre

A new set of awards was presented on Sunday 14 September at a gathering that brought together a diverse group of theatre makers.
Sir Donald and Marc Sinden in production for the Great West End Theatres series

Sir Donald Sinden

Howard Loxton pays tribute to actor Sir Donald Sinden, who died on Friday 12 September 2014.
Jake Costello

Pirates, prison and Pinter

Sandra Giorgetti talks to Jake Costello, creator of one man play Spank House.
The Man Who Planted Trees from Puppet State Theatre at Scottish Storytelling Centre

The editor's Edinburgh 2014

BTG editor David Chadderton explains how he will be spending this year's Edinburgh Festivals period.