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11 of the funniest Shakespearean insults
By Sh*t-faced Shakespeare
To celebrate the Bard's birthday, we enlisted the help of Sh*t-faced Shakespeare to put together some of their favourite Shakespearean burns
Let's Talk About Sets: Becky Minto on Mark Murphy's V-TOL's Out of this World
By Becky Minto
The co-designer of Mark Murphy's latest show, which is about to embark on a UK tour, talks us through her work on this intricate production
Top 5 theatre openings: 17 - 23 April
From a new Duncan Sheik musical to a new Simon Stephens play, we run down the most exciting openings this week
6 new theatres opening soon in London
We take a look at some of the new venues we can look forward to opening over the next few years
My Top 5 Showtunes: Rebecca Trehearn
The Olivier Award-winning actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without
What's in my dressing room? - Honk's Liam Vincent-Kilbride
The actor currently playing the Ugly Duckling in Stiles and Drewe's musical took us backstage at the Union Theatre
10 of the best theatre Guinness World Records
From Shakespeare marathons to the smallest theatre in the world, we've collated some of the very best stagey world records
Let's Talk About Sets: Andrew Riley on Whisper House
By Andrew Riley
The designer of Duncan Sheik's new musical, set in America at the height of World War II, explains how he made a lighthouse come to life onstage
5 things you need to make the perfect theatre show for kids
Louise Callow, co-founder of Scamp Theatre, explains the recipe for making excellent theatre for children
Best of the Olivier Awards on social media
Find out what the stars were saying about the event online