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There's Something Fishy Going On With Mark Rylance

There's Something Fishy Going On With Mark Rylance

Master actor is back with new passion play.
National Theatre Breathes New Life Into Peter Pan

National Theatre Breathes New Life Into Peter Pan

National Theatre breathes new life into an overperformed classic.
Wilton's Music Hall remains breathtaking after refurb

Wilton's Music Hall remains breathtaking after refurb

Wilton's Music Hall is still full of charm after its recent refurb
Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Putting on plays once more.
Theatre Doesn't Need To Be Expensive: Our Tips For Cheap Tickets

Theatre Doesn't Need To Be Expensive: Our Tips For Cheap Tickets

Especially good if you don't mind standing.
What Exactly Is Hamilton The Musical?

What Exactly Is Hamilton The Musical?

We predict a long West End run.
Size isn't everything:

Size isn't everything:

Small but perfectly formed.
How To Find Jane Austen's Lost Novels In London

How To Find Jane Austen's Lost Novels In London

There are at least 864 of them.
Agatha Christie's London

Agatha Christie's London

The Queen of Crime left her mark all over the capital.
Top 10 Longest-Running London Theatre Shows

Top 10 Longest-Running London Theatre Shows

Congratulations to Mamma Mia! on its 12th birthday... But does this anniversary entitle the musical to a place in the current Top 10 long-running shows on the West End?
See Behind The Scenes At London's New Harry Potter Exhibition

See Behind The Scenes At London's New Harry Potter Exhibition

Don't miss the fantastic new Harry Potter exhibition in Soho
How to see Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

How to see Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

Including how to get tickets to this sold-out show.
London's Top 10 Fringe Theatres

London's Top 10 Fringe Theatres

Theatre beneath train platforms, above pubs and in an old church house.
Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

The history of the classic comedy form.
London’s Lost Yiddish Theatre

London’s Lost Yiddish Theatre

A look at the East End’s bygone Jewish heritage.
London's Best Theatres For Children

London's Best Theatres For Children

Big kids also welcome.
No Longer Invisible: The Emergence Of London's East Asian Arts Scene

No Longer Invisible: The Emergence Of London's East Asian Arts Scene

And where to experience it.
Behind The Scenes Photos Of 1984 At Sadler’s Wells

Behind The Scenes Photos Of 1984 At Sadler’s Wells

Orwell's dark vision made manifest in dance.
Where To See The Nutcracker And Other Festive Shows This Christmas

Where To See The Nutcracker And Other Festive Shows This Christmas

Mad Hatter's tea parties to Jazz Age romps.
A Guide To Spoken Word Nights In London

A Guide To Spoken Word Nights In London

More than hipsters reading a shopping list 'ironically'. Promise.
In Conversation With A Biscuit Sommelier

In Conversation With A Biscuit Sommelier

All those vital questioned answered.
What's Behind Pantomime?

What's Behind Pantomime?

How the theatrical tradition conquered Christmas.
Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Extend your kid's cultural experiences with these fab guide books.
We Know We Want This: Blurred Lines At The Shed

We Know We Want This: Blurred Lines At The Shed

A searing exploration of gender inequality.
Edwardian Politics Can Still Teach Us A Thing Or Two

Edwardian Politics Can Still Teach Us A Thing Or Two

You might leave the theatre wanting to join the struggle.
We Talk To The Man Who's Starred In The Mikado Since 1986

We Talk To The Man Who's Starred In The Mikado Since 1986

Richard Suart is the definitive Ko-Ko.
Magician supergroup fails to make a hit ->

Magician supergroup fails to make a hit ->

One or two watercooler moments though.
Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Ancient Egyptian minimalism will appeal to the masses.
Witchcraft In A Wine Cellar: The Master And Margarita Review

Witchcraft In A Wine Cellar: The Master And Margarita Review

Satirical black magic in the Barons Court Theatre pub.
La Soirée Is The Perfect Antidote To 2016

La Soirée Is The Perfect Antidote To 2016

Flesh ahoy.
Sprint Festival Of New Theatre Gets Off To Flying Start

Sprint Festival Of New Theatre Gets Off To Flying Start

Opening show Locus Amoenus is a winner.
Pixie Lott's #BreakfastAtTiffanys can be skipped ->

Pixie Lott's #BreakfastAtTiffanys can be skipped ->

This version of Breakfast At Tiffany's is scrambled and fried.
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

All fun; some free. These are the best Christmas activities you haven't heard about yet.
Review: To Kill A Machine A Pale Imitation Of The Life Of Alan Turing

Review: To Kill A Machine A Pale Imitation Of The Life Of Alan Turing

The life of Turing after Bletchley.
No Man's Land Is Pitch Perfect Pinter

No Man's Land Is Pitch Perfect Pinter

Two legends of the stage... on the same stage.
David Bowie Musical Lazarus Crashes To Earth   

David Bowie Musical Lazarus Crashes To Earth  

Brixton's favourite son waves farewell with bizarre musical.
Review: How Different Is Shakespeare's First Draft Of Hamlet?

Review: How Different Is Shakespeare's First Draft Of Hamlet?

The first quarto is performed for the first time.
Book Early For These Awesome Autumn Theatre Shows

Book Early For These Awesome Autumn Theatre Shows

Seen Amadeus the film? Time to watch the stage show
Review: The Father Is How Immersive Theatre Ought To Be

Review: The Father Is How Immersive Theatre Ought To Be

Lear meets Kafka meets Groundhog Day.
Review: Bottom Almost Drops Out Of Riotous A Midsummer Night's Dream

Review: Bottom Almost Drops Out Of Riotous A Midsummer Night's Dream

Filter's irreverent take on Shakespeare is comic mayhem.
Review: Glenn Close Is Blinding In Sunset Boulevard

Review: Glenn Close Is Blinding In Sunset Boulevard

While stripped back staging brings you closer to the words.
5 Last Chance To See's In London Theatre

5 Last Chance To See's In London Theatre

Theatrical closings.
Review: Kit Harington Is Bloody Great In A Grotesquely Entertaining Doctor Faustus

Review: Kit Harington Is Bloody Great In A Grotesquely Entertaining Doctor Faustus

If this is hell, where do we sign up?
Review: The Maids Serves Up Psychosexual Power Games

Review: The Maids Serves Up Psychosexual Power Games

Jean Genet's play blurs fantasy with reality.
First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

Cursed Child snaps released.
West End Live Is Back This Weekend

West End Live Is Back This Weekend

See 30+ West End shows for free.
London's South Bank: An A-Z Of Winter Wonders

London's South Bank: An A-Z Of Winter Wonders

Winter is revealed at South Bank London
Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Photographer spends a year in London's playhouses.
Immerse yourself in this Trainspotting show:

Immerse yourself in this Trainspotting show:

In the tunnels below Waterloo station.
Review: Welcome Home, Captain Fox! Is Not So Fantastic

Review: Welcome Home, Captain Fox! Is Not So Fantastic

Shaky start to Donmar's 2016 season.