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Drama

A Streetcar Named Desire, Young Vic, review

Gillian Anderson gives the performance of her career as Blanche DuBois in a raw, emotional and deeply unsettling Young Vic production.

Speed-the-Plow - Playhouse Theatre

When a hugely bankable star agrees to appear in a sure-fire commercial hit, film producers Bobby Gould and Charlie Fox are convinced this is the break of a lifetime. That is until Karen (played by Lindsay Lohan), a temporary secretary, derails the dream.

Martin Freeman, interview: 'Shakespeare invented Gollum'

Martin Freeman, star of Sherlock, Fargo and now Richard III, points out the similarities between Shakespeare's villain and the twisted creature of The Hobbit.

Speed-the-Plow has the perfect role for Lindsay Lohan

The female lead in David Mamet's play, previously portrayed by Madonna and Elisabeth Moss, is ideal for actors with little stage experience.

Helen McCrory Delivers Tension And Thrills In Medea

Lust. scorn. betrayal. revenge. Euripides’s Medea offers a comprehensive sampling of repugnant character traits — which one would hope only pertains to Greek mythologies.

Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire in pictures

It is one of 2014's hottest tickets. Before A Streetcar Named Desire opens at the Young Vic tonight, take a look at Gillian Anderson's Blanche Dubois.

The Nether, Royal Court Theatre, London

Set in a future where the real world has gone to pot, Jennifer Haley’s unsettling virtual-reality drama challenges us to think the unthinkable.

Hopefull Festival - Hope Theatre

The So and So Arts Club with the Hope Theatre are proud to present a repertory season of four new plays written by emerging writers. Four new voices, four wildly different plays. Dirty Promises looks at the sexual politics of the young today, The Flood te

Do we really need this production of Shakespeare in Love?

Joseph Fiennes told me that he had high hopes for the stage version of his film Shakespeare in Love because so much of the story happened to be set in a theatre.