London’s theatres are falling apart

Audiences are paying extortionate prices to sit in theatres that aren’t fit for purpose

Interview: Jonathan Maitland – the man who put Boris on stage

Robert Jackman talks to the political playwright about the murky world of Westminster

The best theatre shows to catch this summer

From a play about Boris to a Tennessee Williams revival, there’s plenty to draw you to the theatre this summer

London’s best pint-sized theatres

Away from the West End, London’s small theatres prove that size isn’t everything

The secret to cheap theatre tickets

Going to the theatre need not cost an arm and a leg – here’s how to see the best shows in town on a shoestring

The best West End shows to see this Christmas

Our take on the six best shows to catch while you still can

Gallery: Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017

The Ferryman was the big winner at the star-studded ceremony

Plays to book ahead for

Poldark’s Aidan Turner is heading to the West End

Nine brilliant things to do in November

The London Jazz Festival, Tate Liverpool’s new exhibition and the return of Paddington

10 brilliant things to do in September

Your essential guide to the month ahead

Six plays to book ahead for

A selection of the most highly-anticipated productions on their way to British theatres in the coming months

Jordan Spieth playing at the Masters, Augusta, in 2015

The Diary: your essential what’s on guide

Your indispensable guide to the best theatre, film, sport, restaurants and much more

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of nominations

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child receives a record-breaking 11 nominations

Is it worth joining the scrum for Hamilton tickets?

The hip-hop musical finally opens in the West End in November

Gallery: A right royal occasion for stars of the stage

Prince William, Sir Elton John and Glenn Close were all in attendance at the 62nd London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

The immersive theatre show that put me off my dinner

An ‘Allo ‘Allo-style dining experience comes with big clichés and tiny portions

Alfie Allen in his original Thrones guise as Theon Greyjoy

My part’s already been chopped!

James Delingpole meets Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen