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The 7 best shows to book for your mum this Mother's Day
Our guide to the shows to surprise your mum with this Mother's Day
Top 5 theatre openings: 20 - 26 March
From Bob Marley to Julius Caesar, we run down this week's major openings
My Top 5 Showtunes: Louisa Lytton
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without
Six things you didn't know about the new Bush Theatre
As the west London theatre prepares to to re-open its doors this weekend, we take a look at the brand new space
From Roman Tragedies to Jude Law: A brief history of Ivo van Hove's Toneelgroep
As Ivo van Hove's Dutch company begin its residency at the Barbican, here's a few facts you may not have known about the company and its past work
Top 5 theatre openings: 13 - 19 March
A group of veteran actors play schoolkids, three Shakespeare plays in one, and Amanda Holden steps out in the West End
How they created the NT's Brexit play My Country
By Campbell Laurie
As the National Theatre's new play about the British people and their views on Brexit opens, 'gatherer' Campbell Lawrie explains the process
What's In My Dressing Room? - Speech and Debate's Patsy Ferran
The actress takes us backstage at Trafalgar Studios
Let's Talk About Sets: Michael Taylor on What The Butler Saw
By Michael Taylor
Taylor talks about how he designed the set for Joe Orton's play
Where have all the women gone?
By Lucy Kerbel
On International Women's Day, read an extract of Lucy Kerbel's new book All Change Please on how to achieve gender equality in the theatre industry