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RSC co-founder John Barton dies at 89: Artistic director Gregory Doran pays tribute

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The Royal Shakespeare Company last night reported the death of John Barton at the age of 89. Barton co-founded the company with Peter Hall, who also passed away in September. Current RSC artistic director Gregory Doran reflects on Barton’s life (26 November 1928-18 January 2018).

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FEATURED SHOW: Sherlock star Rupert Graves makes his directorial debut with The Ungrateful Biped

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Actor Rupert Graves, perhaps best known to TV fans as DI Lestrade in the BBC TV series Sherlock, makes his directorial debut later this month with The Ungrateful Biped, a one-man play written by and starring Philip Goodhew. Find out more about what appealed to Graves about the project below – and also check out our gallery of Graves and Goodhew …

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FEATURED SHOW: Why is Aequitas Theatre’s revival of Fear & Misery of the Third Reich so timely?

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A warning from history? Aequitas Theatre relocates Bertolt Brecht’s 1944 modern classic Fear and Misery of the Third Reich in the near future for a timely revival, starting performances this week at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, where it’s running until 3 February 2018.