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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.
An early BTG news page from December 2001

How It All Began

Founding editor Peter Lathan looks back over the history of the British Theatre Guide.
The Fringe bus on Castle Street, Edinburgh for the launch of the Fringe programme

The Edinburgh Fringe Preview 2014

Robin Strapp gives his highight events at some of the major venues in this year's Edinburgh Fringe.
The Lamellar Project - Pursued by a Bear Productions

The Lamellar Project - Pursued by a Bear Productions with SHPLive

South Hill Park's digital lab and Greenhouse begin work with three companies who received seed funding to explore digital technology and live streaming in theatre. Liz Allum met with one of those companies, Pursued by a Bear.
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The curtain goes up on the new Theatre Tax Relief

Nicola Edmondson of Tait Walker Chartered Accountants examines the new Theatre Tax Relief from the British Government.
Rebecca Benson (Eli)

Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2014 nominations

Shortlisted nominations for the 12th annual Awards.
Chris Harris as Mother Goose in 'Mother Goose' at the Theatre Royal Bath (2005)

Chris Harris

Pantomime Dame and actor Chris Harris has died aged 71.
The Women of Birdland: Charlotte Randle, Nikki Amuka-Bird, and Yolanda Kettle

What about the birds?

By failing to note Birdland's representation of women, in what ways are we giving English playwriting's contemporary rock star carte blanche?
Beauty's Legacy Or The Modern Frankenstein

The Brighton Fringe 2014

Musicals, theatre, comedy; clingfilm, voodoo and false teeth—just some of what's on offer next month at England's biggest arts festival.
Gym Party - three intrepid contestants compete in a series of games

Brighton Festival 2014

The Brighton Festival celebrates the arts with music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film and literature events.
Simon Usher and Jack Tarlton

The Road’s What Counts: Interview with Jack Tarlton and Simon Usher

The Road’s What Counts: Alex Ramon interviews Jack Tarlton and Simon Usher of Presence Theatre about CHORALE: A Sam Shepard Roadshow.
Victoria Baths

HOME Manchester launches site-specific season

Theatre at HOME's new artistic director, Walter Meierjohann, launches a site-specific 2014 season.
The Cast of Magic Beans Pantomimes' touring 'Alice in Wonderland'

Panto News: March 2014

Simon Sladen looks forward to 2014's Easter panto season and brings you all the latest casting news from Pantoland.
Nominations for the 2014 Awards

Olivier Award Nominations 2014

A full list of the nominations for this year's awards
Panto season 2013

Panto News: February 2014

With Panto Season 2013 set to finish in less than a week, it's time for Simon Sladen to begin another year of panto blogging...
A Chorus Line - winner of the Best Ensemble Performance and Best Actress in a Musical Award for Scarlet Strallen

WhatsOnStage Awards

All the winners and the runners up in the 2014 Awards