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Warde Street, Park Theatre, London

Park Theatre, London: Damien Tracey's Warde Street begins with a knotty contemporary question - how would the public react to a trial that put the word a victim of the 7/7 London bombings against that of a Muslim man. For all we might hope it would be obj

Review: The Man Jesus (Lyric Theatre)

Simon Callow's latest one-man show stopped off at the Lyric theatre on Monday

Review – James Play 3, The True Mirror – National Theater of Scotland at National Theater

“This is the way the world ends: not with a bang but a whimper.” To some extent this was my emotional takeaway from The True Mirror, final installment of the James Plays at the National.

Kristin Scott Thomas: why she wants to escape from teacups and fruit tarts

The actress is working hard to lose her tightly corseted image with a heavy role on stage, says William Langley.

East Is East is back: being a British Pakistani has changed

Nearly two decades after it first hit the London stage, Ayub Khan-Din's play has been revived.

Taken at Midnight, Chichester Festival Theatre, review: 'harrowing'

Downton Abbey's Penelope Wilton impresses as the mother of a young German lawyer imprisoned by the Nazis, says Jane Shilling.

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, review: 'shimmering'

James Dacre's revival of Tennessee Williams' 1955 play has overcome backstage problems remarkably well, says Laura Barnett.

Taken at Midnight , Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Chichester Festival Theatre concludes its Hidden Histories season with the premiere of Mark Hayhurst's play about the life and death of the German lawyer Hans Litten.

Single Spies, Rose Theatre Kingston

Last seen at the National Theatre in 1988, this double bill of Alan Bennett’s plays starts off in great form with An Englishman Abroad but loses its way slightly with A Question of Attribution. An Englishman Abroad is a lovely piece about the chance

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Anselm Kiefer, An Enemy of the People, Ida

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Lisa Appignanesi, Ryan Gilbey and Denise Mina discuss the cultural highlights of the week including two times Booker winner Hilary Mantel's new book of short stories "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," in which she turns her