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Full cast announced for the UK tour of Hedda Gabler
Ivo van Hove's production begins its tour of the UK in Plymouth in October
200 years of Jane Austen: six times Austen's works were adapted for the stage
On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, we take a look at the stage adaptations of her beloved novels
It's good to keep it complex – and other lessons from the Manchester International Festival
As the Manchester International Festival closes, our critic reflects on John McGrath's first year as artistic director
Test your theatre knowledge: Comedians on stage
Fiddler on the Roof comes to Chichester Festival Theatre from 18 July, starring Omid Djalili, but which other comedians have made the move from stand-up to treading the boards?
The week in pictures: 8 - 14 July
Ian McKellen's facial expressions, World Fringe Day and 100 performances of Groundhog Day make this week's best pics
Review: Cotton Panic! (Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester International Festival)
Jane Horrocks stars in this clumsily put together but engrossing story of Manchester's industrial past
Theatre aimed exclusively at kids makes you realise yours probably want to kill you
Made In China's new show Double Double Act proves how different our sensibilities are from our own children
5 Fringe events celebrating the first ever World Fringe Day
By Emily Jupp
To commemorate 70 years of the Edinburgh Fringe, hundreds of fringe festivals around the globe are celebrating World Fringe Day
Titanic the musical to set sail on first ever UK tour
Maury Yeston's musical will open in Southampton in April 2018