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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

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

Minnie, who has been missing since 23 November

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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

Meera Syal: Theatres should chase the 'brown pound'

Asian audiences spend 'an awful lot' on culture

Sharon Duncan-Brewster & Rudi Dharmalingam in Hope at the Royal Court

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

Evening Standard Theatre Awards: Gillian Anderson and Tom Hiddleston win big

Ceremony at the London Palladium was presented by Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

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

Rocky Horror sequel Shock Treatment heading for London stage

The 1981 movie was widely panned by critics but a theatre show opens in April

Harold Pinter was one of the most influential British dramatists in history

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Playwright's previously unpublished letters unearthed

Sting to join cast of his own Broadway show The Last Ship

The singer will step into one of the lead roles in a bid to bolster the musical's floundering performance at the box office

Ronan Keating as 'Guy' in West End musical Once

Ronan Keating makes West End debut in Once: First look pictures

The former Boyzone singer plays the male lead alongside Jill Winternitz

A 'bollock' dagger found at Brooks Wharf, Thames foreshore

RSC actors to carry authentic 'bollock daggers' in Henry IV productions

RSC artistic director Gregory Doran is known for his attention to detail

Former prime minister, Sir John Major

Sir John Major: Negative West End portrayals of politicians put people off voting

“In my experience, few MPs are the self-serving individuals they are sometimes portrayed as being.”

Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois and Ben Foster as Stanley in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Gillian Anderson leads acting nominees in Evening Standard Theatre Awards

The awards will be presented by Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister

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Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May on stage

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Richard Herring, pictured performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival two years ago
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