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The week in theatre: The Protest; Rockets and Blue Lights; PlacePrints;...

Every week, a new catastrophe: on the day that Boris Johnson announced plans for the reopening of pubs and cinemas, but did not...

Lungs: In Camera review – Claire Foy and Matt Smith mix...

More than three months after UK theatres were closed by the pandemic, it is both poignant and uplifting to watch actors walk back...

Ian McKellen's Hamlet, aged 81: it's madness but there's method in...

At first it seems preposterous. Aged 81, Ian McKellen has announced he is to play Hamlet. Who knows what age he will be...

Nixon in Agony review – Berkoff gets inside disgraced president's head

Ever since Richard Nixon delivered his resignation speech in August 1974, a steady slew of fictional Nixons have attempted to unpick the slippery...

Government roadmap to reopen UK arts venues dismissed as 'meaningless'

It was presented as a “roadmap” with a “clear pathway” for the reopening of the UK’s performing arts venues, which face devastation as...

The Last Five Years review – poignant deconstruction of a marriage

Jason Robert Brown’s musical is an ill-fated romance that reveals its sad ending right at the start. This lockdown version, made in isolation...

Sir Ian McKellen to play Hamlet in age-blind show

The age of Shakespeare’s Hamlet has been the subject of much debate. But no one has mooted that he is 81. Regardless, Sir Ian...