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'My Night with Reg': No 'pink play' stereotypes

When Kevin Elyot's My Night with Reg opens at the Donmar Warehouse next week it will be a revival that is more than tinged with sadness.

Tiger Country - Hamstead Theatre

Beyond the corridors of a busy London hospital lies a workplace full of professionals under the most extreme pressure – where an unintentional slip can have disastrous consequences. Professionalism and prejudice, turbulent staff romances, ambition an

Wildefire - Hampstead Theatre

Gail Wilde is an average policewoman, but one who lives up to her nickname, ‘WILDEFIRE’ – and in the precarious world of modern policing, being wild or full of fire is hardly likely to be appropriate for the job in hand… Suspicions surrounding

Elephants - Hampstead Theatre

Richard and Sally are waiting for their friends and family to join in the festivities – the tree is decorated, the wine is mulling, the presents are wrapped. But beneath this shiny façade, disastrous events from last Christmas have left their mark on t

State Red - Hampstead Theatre

It’s late. Richard and Joyce have just returned home from the House of Lords – another boozy, gruelling but important social event that further cements Richard’s chance of being promoted to Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. To their astoni

Four Minutes Twelve Seconds - Hampstead Theatre

Seventeen year old Jack is the apple of his mother’s eye. Di and David have devoted their whole lives to giving him every opportunity they never had – and as a result, Jack is smart, outgoing, and well on his way to achieving the grades to study Law a

The Absence of War - Headlong Theatre - UK Tour

It's now or never for George Jones. The charismatic leader of the Labour Party needs to get out of opposition and into Number Ten. Plagued by a hostile media, beset by divisions in his party and haunted by his own demons, George has three weeks to convinc

Pay A Visit To Our Town At The Almeida

“I regard theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being” — Thornton Wilder in the Paris Review, 1956.

Ade Edmondson: I never laughed as hard as I did with Rik

Ahead of appearing in stage play Nevilles Island in the West End, Ade Edmondson reflects on his life and work, and on the recent deaths of three close friends, including his Young Ones co-star Rik Mayall.

Jane Horrocks: the rise - and rise again - of Little Voice

The diminutive actress has made an unlikely return to the big time, says William Langley.