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Tributes have been pouring in to award-winning theatre director Howard Davies CBE, who has died aged 71.
Best known for his work with the RSC and National Theatre, recent productions included his acclaimed Russian trilogy at the National, All My Sons in the West End, Temple at the Donmar Warehouse (pictured) and 55 Days at Hampstead Theatre.
Emma Rice will step down as artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe in April 2018, after just two years in the post. The decision is due to a disagreement with the venue's board regarding Rice's use of lighting and sound technology in her productions.
Shortlists have been announced for the 2016 Evening Standard Awards, winners of which will be revealed at the Old Vic next month. Nominees in the acting categories include Kenneth Branagh, Helen McCrory, Ralph Fiennes, Noma Dumezweni and Glenn Close.
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