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How dance can be a force for political power

Dance performances including 'Requiem for Aleppo' performed at Sadler’s Wells and the upcoming 'Material Men Redux' at The Place show how inherently political the moving body really is

The leading British playwrights taking on the Suez crisis

On the 60th anniversary of the Suez crisis, a look back at how some of Britain’s most celebrated playwrights – including Howard Brenton, James Graham, Christopher Hampton, David Hare and John Osborne – have dramatised the military and diplomatic fiasco of October 1956

Michael Morpurgo interview

The former Children’s Laureate talks to Matilda Battersby about his friendship with Ted Hughes, the actor he never was and his passion for the stage