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The Convert review – thrilling and troubling war of words

English-speaking missionaries in 19th-century Africa targeted the tongues of the native population in two ways: training them to speak Queen Victoria’s language and...

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake; The Little Prince – a wild swan...

In Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, we see the return of the show which, in 1995, changed the British dance landscape for ever. Bourne...

The week in theatre: The Cane; The Tell-Tale Heart; Uncle Vanya...

There was a lot of guilt on stage last week. It’s a good subject for the theatre. Audiences can see its effect before...

The Producers; Kiss Me, Kate review – rousing goose-stepping and toe...

“It ain’t no myst’ry. If it’s politics or hist’ry. The thing you gotta know is. Ev’rything is show biz.” After the week that...

David Baddiel: ‘I’m unable, when I write a children’s book, not...

David Baddiel is a comedian, TV presenter, screenwriter and author of novels for adults and children. His TV programmes have included The Mary...

Kiss Me, Kate review – ferociously funny festive treat leaves a...

Kiss Me, Kate is a musical of many layers. The fiction within a fiction was itself inspired by the on- and off-stage bickering...

'Don't spit on the deck!' Arts bosses on how to hand...

What a difference a name makes. Earlier this year the Tricycle theatre in north London announced that it would be rebranding itself as...

To Kill a Mockingbird review – Aaron Sorkin spellbinds Broadway

Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird, a talky courtroom drama that inspired its own courtroom drama, has finally arrived on Broadway. Can it...

The Cane review – Mark Ravenhill's provocative look at power abuse

For the second time in a week on stage, a father’s confrontation with an estranged daughter becomes a way of examining society. Mark...

The Tell-Tale Heart review – Poe story becomes brilliantly creepy stage...

The Tell-Tale Heart is Edgar Allan Poe’s short story about a murderer who confesses to his crime after being haunted by guilt. A...