Dance

NDT1, Sadler's Wells, review: 'I could have stayed home with a nice cup of cocoa'

Nederlands Dans Theater 1's latest is aimless, says Mark Monahan

Billy Liar, Royal Exchange, Manchester, theatre review: Yates gives tragicomedy classic revamp for Noughties generation

How can you tell when an audience is laughing with someone or laughing at them? There is a moment in Sam Yates

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Royal Bath, theatre review

Marriage is a booze-fuelled Strindbergian blood sport in Edward Albee's 1962 classic and Tim Piggott-Smith and Clare Higgins land viciously funny linguistic blows on each other with a shocking, deadly aplomb in Adrian Noble's fine revival of the play in B

Billie Piper to star in hacking trial satire 'Great Britain' at the National Theatre

The National Theatre has responded instantly to the verdicts reached in the phone-hacking trial with a

Before and after the show: Lauren Cuthbertson

This was a huge night for the company. We'd had a tough half-season and this was the final show before our mid-season holiday. I was a bit broken, to be honest': performers reveal their pre- and post-gig rituals In her dressing room at the Royal Opera Ho

Before and after the show: Lauren Cuthbertson

This was a huge night for the company. We'd had a tough half-season and this was the final show before our mid-season holiday. I was a bit broken, to be honest': performers reveal their pre- and post-gig rituals In her dressing room at the Royal Opera Ho

Swan Lake, Sadler's Wells, review: 'boldly gender-blind'

Dada Masilo's gender-blind Swan Lake at Sadler's Wells is not a life-changing production, but still worth visiting, says Mark Monahan

Extracts: John Tusa - Pain in the Arts

In the midst of ferment as the arts world faces fast-shrinking public subsidy, Sir John Tusa, former managing director of the BBC World Service and the Barbican Arts Centre, publishes this week a brisk new book that urges arts and politicians to reject th

Extracts: John Tusa - Pain in the Arts

In the midst of ferment as the arts world faces fast-shrinking public subsidy, Sir John Tusa, former managing director of the BBC World Service and the Barbican Arts Centre, publishes this week a brisk new book that urges arts and politicians to reject th

Extracts: John Tusa - Pain in the Arts

In the midst of ferment as the arts world faces fast-shrinking public subsidy, Sir John Tusa, former managing director of the BBC World Service and the Barbican Arts Centre, publishes this week a brisk new book that urges arts and politicians to reject th