Ring the alarum bell!
A tour through the history of pantomime from its traditional beginnings to today’s world of Bake Off references and Uptown Funk.
Querying quotas: tokenism, the “able” disabled, and “pretty crips”.
Putting an anonymous 600 year-old theatre critic in their place.
Tom Wicker talks new Who, Peter Capaldi and The Zygon Inversion – and how a TV show can be a source of hope and optimism in a hard world.
Adventures in clowning, laughter and survival with all-female theatre company Jammy Voo.
Dear Theatre – a performer contemplates breaking up with the object of her affection and frustration.
James Varney visits Manchester’s Pomona, the inspiration for Alistair McDowall’s cult play.
FK Alexander talks Glasgow, betrayal, noise music and her new performance piece, NOWHERE//NOWHERE
Performed gender, objectification, and artistic freedom at Camden People’s Theatre’s festival of feminist performance.
Reviving a forgotten Treasure.
Duška Radosavljević celebrates the memory of her friend and colleague, Julia Darling.
Tess Berry-Hart on visiting the refugee camps in Calais, and what we can do to help.
Poppy Corbett on the scrapping of the Creative Writing A-Level: why OfQual and DfE have got it all wrong.
Joy Martin reflects on the theatre of comedy, as performed by Sofie Hagen, Mark Dean Quinn, James Acaster and Stewart Lee..