The top 20 of The Stage newspaper’s recently published “power list” of the 100 most influential people in British theatre made for fascinating reading. Most of the usual suspects were there, but many of them found themselves paired with another name for their entry. For it’s not only the artistic directors, the Nick Hytners and Gregory Dorans, who are celebrated but their all-important executive directors, the men and women who oversee every aspect of an organisation except what goes on its stages. Without executive directors, no contracts would be written, no money raised and no ambitious building projects undertaken.
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Monday 04 July 2011
Set in the 19th century, ‘A Doll’s House’ focuses on the seemingly idyllic marriage of Nora Helmer and her husband Torvald.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Holidaybreak has sold its London-based theatre tickets business in a £10.9m deal as it looks to cut its debt pile and focus on its education arm, which organises travel trips for schools.
Sunday 12 December 2010
British theatre is enjoying a new golden age declares Howard Panter, the head of the world's biggest theatre group.
Tuesday 10 November 2009
The pioneering internet audio drama about the death of the Enigma code-breaker Alan Turing, is to remain available indefinitely on The Independent website.
Wednesday 12 August 2009
All the discomfort, all the effort, and all the worries were eased when one man watched the show and stayed behind for a chat. It was William Hurt. And he stayed for six hours.
Tuesday 11 August 2009
Phil King: Letting people know we're serious is indeed high on our list of priorities
Friday 03 April 2009
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Tuesday 27 December 2005
Thursday 13 October 2005
Wednesday 21 September 2005
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Thursday 01 September 2005
Friday 05 August 2005
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
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