Theatre

'Whose voices have the right to be heard?': Censorship of Black culture has existed for decades
Theatre

'Whose voices have the right to be heard?': Censorship of Black culture has existed for decades

James Meteyard and Jammz's new play uses grime to examine themes of censorship, the right to exist and freedom of expression
Liz Carr: 'I was told all the time I wouldn't live to be old – and I believed it'
Liz Carr
Letter To My Younger Self

Liz Carr: 'I was told all the time I wouldn't live to be old – and I believed it'

Artist Rhiannon Faith: 'I refuse to live in a society where someone feels so alone they lose hope'
Rhiannon Faith, choreographer and artistic director of Rhiannon Faith Company
Dance

Artist Rhiannon Faith: 'I refuse to live in a society where someone feels so alone they lose hope'

New play Capital! explores Edinburgh's financial history through eyes of Big Issue vendor
Theatre

New play Capital! explores Edinburgh's financial history through eyes of Big Issue vendor

Hamilton tour review – an urgent production as America needs heroes to rise up
Theatre

Hamilton tour review – an urgent production as America needs heroes to rise up

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical review – nostalgia never felt so wicked
Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky rules the school in Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical Photo
Theatre

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical review – nostalgia never felt so wicked

Christopher Eccleston: Scrooge could be any one of those Tory ministers round the cabinet table
Christopher Eccleston as Ebenezer Scrooge
Christmas

Christopher Eccleston: Scrooge could be any one of those Tory ministers round the cabinet table

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas
Theatre

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas

Scene & Heard: The wild and wacky theatre project where kids write the plays
Scene & Heard Actors group
Theatre

Scene & Heard: The wild and wacky theatre project where kids write the plays

How a groundbreaking theatre project is teaching prisoners there's more to life than crime
Perth Prison: Inmates taking part in Beside Me
prisons

How a groundbreaking theatre project is teaching prisoners there's more to life than crime

Incredible story of how a Big Issue vendor found himself at heart of Occupy protests
David Nellist is playing Big Issue vendor Jimmy McMahon in Protest Song
Our vendors

Incredible story of how a Big Issue vendor found himself at heart of Occupy protests

Cowbois: This 'big queer Western' is subverting macho tropes and celebrating gender outlaws
Theatre

Cowbois: This 'big queer Western' is subverting macho tropes and celebrating gender outlaws

It's a Sin star Nathaniel Hall on abuse, finding humour in dark places and powerful new show Toxic
Nathaniel J Hall close up
Theatre

It's a Sin star Nathaniel Hall on abuse, finding humour in dark places and powerful new show Toxic

Brassic FM: How 90s rave crackdowns foreshadowed attacks on our right to protest
Brassic FM - a DJ and a woman dancing
opinion

Brassic FM: How 90s rave crackdowns foreshadowed attacks on our right to protest

This ambitious multi-location production of The Odyssey has created community theatre on the grandest scale
The company of The Odyssey in rehearsals. Credit: National Theatre © Joseph Lynn
theatre and community

This ambitious multi-location production of The Odyssey has created community theatre on the grandest scale

'I exist as two people': Peyvand Sadeghian lays bare the politics of identity
Peyvand Sadeghian as a child in Iran
First person

'I exist as two people': Peyvand Sadeghian lays bare the politics of identity

The story of the world's first drag ABBA tribute band
A man wearing a drag version of Agnetha from ABBA's outfit, as a woman leans over his shoulder looking at a laptop
Review

The story of the world's first drag ABBA tribute band

‘I criticise Israel because I love it, not because I hate it’
Itai Erdal in new play Soldiers of Tomorrow
Opinion

‘I criticise Israel because I love it, not because I hate it’

Harold Shipman murdered my grandmother. Now I’m playing him onstage
First person

Harold Shipman murdered my grandmother. Now I’m playing him onstage

Grenfell: in the words of survivors – 'We want this play to sit alongside the campaign for justice'
Actor Pearl Mackie in rehearsals
Grenfell

Grenfell: in the words of survivors – 'We want this play to sit alongside the campaign for justice'

Rocky Horror at 50: 'A place for the marginalised'
Nell Campbell, Patricia Quinn, Tim Curry and Richard O’Brien in the 1975 movie adaptation. Image: Everett Collection Inc / Alamy Stock Photo
another dimension

Rocky Horror at 50: 'A place for the marginalised'

'I got a letter saying I had a six-year-old son I knew nothing about. One of us had to grow up'
Si Mack performs his new show, kid, at BEAF Festival in Bournemouth.
real stories

'I got a letter saying I had a six-year-old son I knew nothing about. One of us had to grow up'

As 'I, Daniel Blake' hits the stage, here's why it's needed more than ever
A scene from I Daniel Blake the movie
Theatre

As 'I, Daniel Blake' hits the stage, here's why it's needed more than ever

Dixon and Daughters: Vital National Theatre production shows how trauma can echo through generations of women
Actress Bríd Brennan (Mary) sits on the sofa in Dixon and Daughters at the National Theatre.
review

Dixon and Daughters: Vital National Theatre production shows how trauma can echo through generations of women

Richard O’Brien: The Rocky Horror Show at 50 is a ‘rainbow event’
Tim Curry in Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show
LGBT+

Richard O’Brien: The Rocky Horror Show at 50 is a ‘rainbow event’