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Meet Back to Back Theatre, the remarkable Australian company with perceived intellectual disabilities
As part of LIFT 2018, Back to Back Theatre bring their show Lady Eats Apple to the Barbican Theatre next week. Here members of the ensemble explain how they created the piece
Meet the theatre volunteers
As its volunteer week, we talked to some of the unsung heroes of the theatre world – the volunteers
What to watch: best shows to see this week
It's a starry week as Orlando Bloom, Vanessa Kirby and Laura Linney all open in shows
13 books every theatrelover should take on holiday
Pick up a stagey page turner for your summer holiday
Damning the patriarchy in an American suburban home: designing Blueberry Toast
By Anthony Lamble
Designer of the new production of Blueberry Toast Anthony Lamble explains why his approach to the contemporary set is no different to dealing with a classic
Pigeons in performance: Duke Riley explains how Fly By Night took to the skies
Fly By Night runs as part of LIFT, Greenwich and Docklands International Festival and in collaboration with 14-18 Now
Fragments of a man: how we pulled together poetry, music and illustration to tell the story of Caleb Femi
By Rebecca Wood
Designer Rebecca Wood explains how she designed The Paper Birds' new show Goldfish Bowl based on the life and works of poet Caleb Femi
What to watch: best shows to see this week
Colin Morgan, Caroline O'Connor and Maxine Peake all feature in our hottest openings of the week
16 upcoming musicals not to miss
We round up the coolest musicals openings coming in the next year (that we know about so far!)
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: Looking a gift horse in the mouth
By Anonymous
When it's a quiet day at the theatre, our West End mole thinks he's doing the audience a favour by upgrading their seats