Theatre

Lucy Jane Parkinson - courtesy of Max Zadeh
Drag King Lucy Jane Parkinson / LoUis CYfer on starring in Jon Brittain’s Rotterdam: ‘We have removed the shackles from defining what is an entertaining narrative’
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Lucy Jane Parkinson, aka LoUis CYfer is a British actor and drag king, who encourages conversations about...
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A fertile concept: Fertility Fest 2019 highlights
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The world’s first arts festival dedicated to fertility, infertility, reproductive science and modern families will...
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Awards founder Adrian Grant with Mandla Mandela, Professor Green, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, the UK cast of Hamilton and Kevin Hines
The winners of the 2019 Visionary Honours Awards
A glittering night was enjoyed by all at the inaugural Visionary Honours 2019, held at...
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Kudzanayi Chiwawa and Ayesha Casley Hayford (Photo credit: Harry Elletson)
Tonderai Munyevu: ‘We need to see people of colour in period plays because we exist, we always have’
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Tonderai Munyevu is the co-artistic director of Two Gents Productions, which is staging an all-black,...
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The Prism Project is a new BAME initiative by the Park theatre.
Park Theatre announces new BAME initiative: The Prism Project
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The Prism Project, specially created to nurture BAME voices on stage was today unveiled by...
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Percy, Blessing, Sharon, Emily Lim and the Pericles Company with the Duchess of Sussex at the National Theatre (Photo credit: Emilie Bailey)
Will Meghan Markle help create more diversity in the arts?
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The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, yesterday made her first official visit to the National...
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Vault Festival co-founder Mat Burt: ‘Vault is a mix of the ridiculously silly with the poignant and breathtaking’
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Vault co-founder Mat Burt talks us through why Vault is one of the best festivals...
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The Writer
NOMINATIONS: Play/musical of the year
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Hamilton – Victoria Palace Theatre Hip-hop musical Hamilton is a popular, critical and financial success....
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ear for eye (Photo: Steven Cummiskey)
The top five social impact theatre shows of 2018
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Let’s face it: no one goes to the theatre to be preached to. But the...
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Alexandra Afryea who plays Lady Macbeth in Proteus' upcoming production (Credit: D&M Photography)
So many people still feel Shakespeare isn’t for them – I want that to change
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Earlier this year, on a supremely hot and stuffy London morning I sat in a...
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