Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch online

From live-streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon – this page is updated daily Lockdown laughs: where to watch online comedy The National Theatre at Home initiative has reached a huge global audience, with productions streamed for free online on Thursdays at 7pm and then available for seven days. Les Blancs by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Yaël Farber and starring Sheila Atim, Danny Sapani and Gary Beadle, is available until 9 July. Then there’s The Deep Blue Sea, Terence Rattigan’s portrait of emotional turmoil in postwar Britain, staged by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory (9-16 July); and Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, directed by Michael Longhurst, with …

News digest – naked mole-rats, junk food deals, ovarian cancer drug and glowing surgery dye

With news about the coronavirus pandemic developing daily, we want to make sure everyone affected by cancer gets the information they need during this time. We’re pulling together the latest government and NHS health updates from across the UK in a separate blog post, which we’re updating regularly. Naked mole-rats and cancer resistance Research into naked mole-rat’s resistance to cancer could open the door to new ways of preventing cancer in humans. Scientists have long been fascinated by this remarkable rodent, which is immune to certain types of pain, can survive 18 minutes without oxygen and resists the biological laws of ageing. For a long time, scientists believed that naked mole-rats almost never got cancer because their cells were resistant …

This week, Milton Glazer passed away

This week on Dezeen, we looked back at Milton Glazer’s most interesting creations following the graphic designer’s death and looked forward to a house designed to ride out the next global crisis in. Graphic designer Glazer, who was most famous for creating the “I New York” logo, died earlier this week aged 91. To mark his passing we rounded up 11 of the New Yorker’s most interesting graphic designs from the past six decades, including posters for Bob Dylan and Mad Men, and the logo for New York magazine. 11 memorable graphic design projects by Milton Glaser Glazer’s highlights included a graphic version of the word together designed to represent the idea of collectivity during the forced isolation of the coronavirus pandemic that …

How to Do an Employer Competitive Analysis

According to iHire’s 2019 Employer Branding Pulse Survey, 59.3% of companies either don’t have an employer branding strategy, or don’t know if they do. If you fall into that camp, it’s time to remedy that ASAP. The hiring game has changed. Job candidates expect a lot more than a paycheck these days. Crowded job markets mean more competition is fighting for your talent. And public perception about your brand is more powerful than ever. How do you find and keep the best people, and unite them around a shared vision? Answer: Create an employer branding strategy that helps you communicate who you are, why you’re different, and why people should want to work (and keep working) for you. Before you …