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Billie Whitelaw was best known for her close collaboration with playwright Samuel Beckett, here performing in a Beckett Trilogy at The Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

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John Bell playing the role of King Lear

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The Judge consulted a passage in Act 2 Scene 4 of the famous play

Edinburgh Playhouse apologises after sending porn DVDs to children and families

The theatre had meant to send out recordings of its summer schools

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John Fahey believes his poorly dog, Minnie, was stolen because she resembles a puppy

Meera Syal says Asian audiences spend 'an awful lot' on culture

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Jack Thorne's timely play reveals the impossible task facing local councils

Gillian Anderson, left, and Tom Hiddleston, right, were both big winners in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards

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A page of the newly discovered Shakespeare's original first folio is seen in the Saint-Omer library, northern France

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The discovery in France of a copy of the Bard’s First Folio has fuelled speculation that he was a Papist

A film still from 1981's Rocky Horror sequel, Shock Treatment

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