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Immersive A Midsummer Night's Dream taking place in Windsor Great Park this June
Arts and Theatre
Theatre review: Scotch & Soda at London Wonderground
Arts and Theatre
Arts Review: Shoes: Pleasure and Pain @ Victoria and Albert Museum

Arts and Theatre

Theatre Review: Doctor Faustus

Decoding all the terrible things that happen during Jamie Lloyd’s jarring and misjudged production of Doctor Faustus.

Immersive theatre production will let you be Sherlock Holmes for the night this summer

Play at being Sherlock amongst the wax statues of Madame Tussauds.

Theatre Review: Goosebumps Alive @ The Vaults

The Vaults underneath Waterloo Station have opened themselves up again this week, taking on a whole new guise to host a theatrical interpretation of childhood spook-fest Goosebumps.

The V&A: Inspiring students for over 150 years

The V&A has been a source of inspiration for artists and designers for over 150 years. This tradition continues today with students and artists from all over the world finding the Museum's collections rich in the subjects for sketching, researching and finding inspiration.

Theatre Review: King Lear @ Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford

There is little to recommend the lacklustre production of King Lear that Creation Theatre are holding until March in Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford.

Vault Festival Review: Echoes

Henry Naylor’s critically acclaimed play Echoes, an award winner at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, has found a second home at the Vaults as part of the venue’s eponymous winter festival.

Defying Gravity: The many versions of love in Wicked: The Untold Story of The Witches of Oz

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Nadine White assesses some of the various presentations of love in award-winning musical Wicked.

"Londoners want to be in on the secret before anyone else..." We meet Vault Festival Director Tim Wilson

Vault Festival is back at the end of this month, once again bringing its eclectically curated programme to the tunnels underneath London’s Waterloo Station.

Theatre Review: Dick Whittington @ The Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Pantomime stalwart Shane Richie is back in the south-east playing Dick Whittington in this years panto at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford.

Theatre Review: Red Riding Hood @ Greenwich Theatre

Colourful sets, music including contemporary songs from Taylor Swift and Jess Glyne, bold costumes, and an array of characters all provided constant entertainment in Greenwich Theatre's Christmas pantomime of Red Riding Hood.

An immersive theatrical version of Goosebumps is coming to London next year

Get ready to relive your 90s childhood terror – because an immersive theatrical version of Goosebumps has been announced for next year.

Interview: Alice Oseman

Alice Oseman is the 21-year-old author of the young adult novel Solitaire. She is also an English student at Durham University.

Enter our short story competition and get your work professionally published

Are you an aspiring author? Enter our Mistress America short story competition and have your work professionally printed!

Theatre Review: Holy & Horny @ Dugdale Centre, London

The controversial relationship between sexuality and the church is explored without fear in Holy & Horny, the 80-minute one-woman play by Tonya Joy Bolton that is about to come to the end of its UK tour.

Why you should be writing a novel this November

This November I, like thousands of others, will be attempting to write 50,000 words of a novel in just 30 days. Sound crazy? Welcome to NaNoWriMo.

Students: 10 ways to save money on London's top shows, musicals & galleries

Theatre and the arts can be an expensive luxury – especially on a student budget. However... if you know the right offers (or the right websites) then seeing the biggest musicals and plays on the West End and blockbuster exhibitions can be really affordable!

Theatre Review: The Full Monty @ The Churchill Theatre, Bromley

The stage adaption of 1997 smash-hit The Full Monty takes us back to late 90s Sheffield - where unemployment and low job prospects lead six misfits to form a strip show. 

Arts Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet: Variations Triple Bill

What do seventeen tiara clad ballerinas; a cast of men in jeans and a bearded man on a tricycle have in common? Precisely nothing. It is for this reason that Director David Bintley compiled three such diverse ballets for reprisal, suggesting that in order to make for an entertaining evening, variety really might be the spice of life.

Arts Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Swan Lake

I say Ballet, you say - Swan Lake, probably. Universally acknowledged as one of the greats in the classical ballet calendar, Sir Peter Wright’s production in the care of the company does nothing less than impress. 

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