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The Fringe Is an Industry That Is Eating Itself

Ross Ericson | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ross Ericson

Fringe producers rarely get any financial help from the Arts Council either and, with fringe theatre not meeting the demographic for corporate sponsorship, most productions are funded privately by the producer or by their family and friends, making the whole thing elitist by default.

A Fresh Take on Magic at the Edinburgh Fringe

Ben Hart | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben Hart

I spend a lot of time writing material for my shows - scratching my head, deleting, re-typing, drinking coffee...

Ukip's Season in Bongo Bongo Land

Musa Okwonga | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics
Musa Okwonga

Godfrey Bloom's comments, for which he subsequently expressed regret, are spectacularly racist. To dismiss Africa, a continent of over 50 nations, as "bongo bongo land", is to conjure an image of several million generic dark-skinned beggars anxiously squeezing at the benevolent British teat.

Review - Operation Greenfield

Jack Pelling | Posted 15.08.2012 | Home
Jack Pelling

Little Bulb Theatre Company are literally in residence at Battersea Arts Centre this month with their latest show, Operation Greenfield.

Scrubs Star To Fulfil West End 'Dream'

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Zach Braff is set to fulfil his West End "dream" as he makes his UK stage debut in All New People. The Scrubs star will take the lead in the angst-...

PHOTOS: Not So 'Ugly' Anymore

PA | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

America Ferrera has said she would love to make an Ugly Betty movie. The 27-year-old actress starred as unlikely fashion PA Betty Suarez in the hit...

VIDEO: 'Phantom Of The Opera' Celebrates 25 Years With Cast Reunion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

The Phantom Of The Opera has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a packed out performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Original cast member...

REVIEW: 'The Wire' Star Dominic West Shines In 'Othello'

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Actors Dominic West and Clarke Peters, best known for starring in TV drama The Wire, have started their stage run in Othello at The Crucible in Sheffi...

Sarah Dean

Tracy-Ann Oberman Talks Riots, Apocalypse And 'Earthquakes In London'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

"We live in strange times where there is so much poverty and starvation and yet so much excess. With economic collapse and an earthquake every other m...

'Unprecedented' Global Shakespeare Gathering Planned For 2012

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

An "unprecedented gathering" of global performers and artists is to be revealed later today as part of the World Shakespeare Festival....

Kapow! Batman Live Packs a Punch

Collette Walsh | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Collette Walsh

It's a tricky job keeping children amused at the best of times and now that the summer holidays have started, filling the next six weeks with interesting and entertaining activities is a challenge faced by parents all over the country. Fortunately, Batman Live will be touring the whole of the UK and Ireland (Dublin) this summer - a spectacular holiday treat for all the family.

EastEnders' Samantha Womack Shines In South Pacific

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Samantha Womack ducks in and out of a makeshift cardboard shower, pretends to lather up, flicks her towel, and launches into one of the baker's dozen ...