Lament for Sheku Bayoh review – a stark critique of Scotland’s self-image | Stage

‘It’s not Black Lives Matter,” says one of the characters in Hannah Lavery’s damning new play.…

The Guardian view on live art: irreplaceable energy | Editorial | Opinion

The late summer and early autumn saw a modest reopening of the UK’s cultural venues. The…

Choirs and comedians among recipients of £76m Covid arts aid | Culture

Comedy clubs, circuses, choirs and theatres across England are in line to receive a share of…

England arts bailout a ‘gamechanger’ – but some will miss out | Culture

The government’s allocation of £257m in funds to support arts organisations and venues has been welcomed…

Michelle Wolf to Melania’s roses: the arts and pop culture that sum up the Trump era | Culture

Architecture Travesty in the Rose Garden Since he’s a former real-estate tycoon, it seems fitting that…

‘Canary in the coalmine’: Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph theatre reopens for autumn | Stage

A play written by John Godber during lockdown is to be performed by the playwright, his…

Coronavirus: theatres, music venues and beauty salons in England to reopen | World news

Theatres, softplay centres and music venues are to be given the green lightto reopen from Saturday,…

Ian McKellen: UK government ‘underestimated’ public on Covid lockdown | Culture

The actor Sir Ian McKellen has said that the British government “underestimated” the public by initially…

Ghost Light review – a feast of dreams from the National Theatre of Scotland | Stage

The test of a good production of Peter Pan is the scene where the audience bring…

UK theatre boss fears backward step for diversity in Covid-19 arts rescue fund | Stage

The new leader of one of the UK’s leading British Asian arts organisations has expressed fears…