Performance & Physical

Joan Littlewood has a lot to answer for – but Fings Ain't With They Used T'Be' makes up for it

Plus: an adaptation of Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun is upstaged by a Stop the War Coalition talk.

Joan Littlewood has a lot to answer for – but Fings Ain't With They Used T'Be' makes up for it

Plus: an adaptation of Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun is upstaged by a Stop the War Coalition talk.

The Confessions of Gordon Brown, review: 'sympathy for the devil'

The Confessions of Gordon Brown at the Ambassadors Theatre is a neat reminder of politics' combination of profundity and triviality, says Dominic Cavendish.

New Zealand Comes to Edinburgh Festivals

More than 200 of New Zealand's most creative talent will be taking part in NZ at Edinburgh 2014. It is the first time that such a large group of leading artists from the country have been invited to perform at the festivals. Supported by the Arts Coun

New Zealand Comes to Edinburgh Festivals

More than 200 of New Zealand's most creative talent will be taking part in NZ at Edinburgh 2014. It is the first time that such a large group of leading artists from the country have been invited to perform at the festivals. Supported by the Arts Coun

Edinburgh International Festival 2014

The Edinburgh International Festival has been connecting audiences and artists for over sixty years. Founded in 1947, the Festival grew out of the rubble of the Second World War with the aim of providing 'a platform for the flowering of the human spirit'

Clarence Darrow , Old Vic, London

Kevin Spacey, whose artistic directorship of the Old Vic comes to an end next year, clearly wants to end on a high.

The Confessions of Gordon Brown review reinforces myth of tragic figure

Ian Grieve captures the former leader's moral seriousness, but this one-man show never questions received wisdom.

Clarence Darrow, Old Vic, theatre review: Kevin Spacey plays the perfect advocate

It's been three years since artistic director Kevin Spacey last performed at the Old Vic in Richard III.

Staging the Lift festival is a drama of visas, divas and hotel rooms

The London international festival of theatre draws great – and brave – talents from around the globe but the staff also deserve applause for this mammoth event.