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2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards
The winners and commendations for this year's awards.
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.
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 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 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.
China back on stage in London
Interview with Zoë Svendsen and Simon Daw for World Factory at Young Vic.
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.
Brighton Festival 2015
England's largest multi–arts festival comes alive in May.
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.
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 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.
The NE's Best of 2014
Peter Lathan reveals his choice of the best locally produced theatre in the north east during 2014.
Theatre in the north west in 2014
Editor David Chadderton gives his review and highlights of north west theatre in 2014.
Review of the Year - The London Stage
Philip Fisher reviews the London theatre in 2014.
The making of Kaspar
A dark fairytale is being conjured into the world at South Street Arts Centre's new festival of storytelling.
"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 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 Sinden
Howard Loxton pays tribute to actor Sir Donald Sinden, who died on Friday 12 September 2014.
Pirates, prison and Pinter
Sandra Giorgetti talks to Jake Costello, creator of one man play
The editor's Edinburgh 2014
BTG editor David Chadderton explains how he will be spending this year's Edinburgh Festivals period.