The Mariinsky Ballet: 'as exciting as the World Cup' The Mariinsky Ballet: 'as exciting as the World Cup'

Ballet connoisseurs and football fans have more in common than they might think, says Sarah Crompton

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Sir Ian McKellen says he no longer considers himself a northerner

The Lord of the Rings actor, who grew up in Bolton, has forsaken his Lancastrian heritage after decades of living in London

22. 7. 2014 6:00
The best plays on now in London The best plays on now in London

Discover the best of London theatre with The Telegraph's reviews of the plays to see

23. 7. 2014 16:27
Shakespeare in Love, review: 'the best British comedy since One Man, Two Guvnors' Shakespeare in Love, review: 'the best British comedy since One Man, Two Guvnors'

Lee Hall's adaptation is the best British comedy since One Man, Two Guvnors, says Charles Spencer

23. 7. 2014 0:00
Sir Ian McKellen calls for a living wage for actors

Struggling actors who scrape a living working in repertory theatres should get paid a “living wage”, Sir Ian McKellen has claimed.

21. 7. 2014 22:24
Round the World in Eighty Days, Royal Exchange Manchester, review Round the World in Eighty Days, Royal Exchange Manchester, review

School’s out and in celebration the Royal Exchange is offering an exhilarating version of Round the World in Eighty Days which is as near to a sophisticated summer panto as could be imagined.

23. 7. 2014 17:42
Globe Theatre takes out 100 audience members with its gory Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus, the “grotesquely violent” Shakespearean tale of revenge, has 14 deaths, many violently bloody, as well as rape and mutilation.

22. 7. 2014 16:58
Summertime: the birth of Gershwin's American classic Summertime: the birth of Gershwin's American classic

Thomas H Green explores the origins of the ultimate jazz club standard

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Medea, National Theatre, review: 'thrilling and merciless'

This production of Euripides's Medea leaves you feeling both appalled and strangely elated, says Charles Spencer

22. 7. 2014 0:00
Shakespeare in Love, Noel Coward Theatre, review: Deliciously funny and absurd Shakespeare in Love, Noel Coward Theatre, review: Deliciously funny and absurd

“Comedy, love – and a bit with a dog. That's what they want,” declares Thomas Henslowe, the debt-ridden theatre manager in Shakespeare in Love. We'll come to the love in a moment.  But first things first. Not since the chihuahua in the musical of Legally Blonde has there been a more captivating canine cameo in the West End than that now being turned in by the Labradoodle “Spot”...

23. 7. 2014 23:00