Hollywood imports are no longer required to make a buzz on the West End stage, the head of the Donmar Warehouse said, after unveiling a new Autumn season starring Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Raine.
The only sin Scout Finch, the eight-year-old narrator of Harper Lee’s classic novel, has ever heard her lawyer father denounce was to kill a mockingbird; they do nothing but make music for us to enjoy.
The Open Air Theatre's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's great novel brings tears to the eyes, says Charles Spencer
Audrey Niffenegger, author of the bestselling The Time-Traveler's Wife, has never felt that she was cut out for ballet. "I'm five foot nine, I'm not the most athletic person by any stretch of the imagination and I've always had a poor sense of balance," she remarks. "Watching someone go up on pointe, it's like, 'How does she do it?'. I didn't even learn to ride a bike until I was...
Florence Waters goes backstage at the RSC's new production of Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare's goriest play, to see how make-up artists create horror on stage.
When Dominic Cooke took over at the Royal Court, he said he wanted to stage more plays about “what it means to be middle class”. Now, as the reins of artistic director pass to Vicky Featherstone, comes possibly the most middle-class play of his era - and very funny on the topic it is too.