Latest UK theatre news including the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston and Kelsey Grammer coming to the West End, next summer's season at the Open Air Theatre. Plus the best of the latest shows to open including Kit Harington in Sam Shepard's True West and an all male version of Genet's The Maids.
Latest UK theatre news and reviews including review of Rhys Ifans in Exit The King, news of National Theatre's controversial Macbeth going on tour, another Poldark star to appear on the West End stage, singalongs with the cast of A Bat Out Of Hell and Alexandra Burke starring in two musicals, plus the best shows to see including Ian McKellen's King Lear.
Latest UK theatre news including Orlando Bloom's attack on an audience member, a round-up of reviews of Ian McKellen as King Lear and Rhys Ifans in Exit The King, London theatre closures, more big names in Pinter At Pinter, a review of Alan Bennett's Allelujah! and the pick of this week's openings.
Latest UK theatre news including Gillian Anderson to star in West End, Vanessa Kirby comments on the large Lyttleton Theatre space, Publishers' Association research shows book adaptations far more commercially successful than original shows, new seasons at New Vic and New Diorama, pick of the Edinburgh Fringe, and a round-up of reviews of Alan Bennett's Allelujah!
Latest UK theatre news and reviews. Yet another Game Of Thrones actor is taking to the London stage, what Emma Rice of Shakespeare’s Globe did next, why Theatre Royal Bath has upset a few people with its season brochure, and national tours of Kinky Boots and Shakespeare In Love. Plus reviews of Aidan Turner in The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Fun Home at the Young Vic and SS Mendi Dancing The Death Drill in Southampton. And the pick of this week’s openings.
Latest UK unemployment figures showed the jobless rate fell by 0.1% to 7.7% between May & July. The news comes on the back of improved growth figures & forecasts with 2.487m people now out of work. James Hughes, from the trading floor of Alpari, says despite the slight improvement there's still a long way to go. http://www.alpari.co.uk