As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts behind their performance.
“How do I mentor a playwright when every time I write a play I feel like I’m starting from scratch?” Tim Crouch on joining the growing band of mentors and dramaturgs who hold up a mirror to the playwriting process.
Rosemary Waugh tells the stories of Celebration, Florida, the town that Disney built and Celebration, Florida, the show that Greg Wohead created.
In the wake of Brexit, a feeling has emerged that now is not the time to be thinking about theatre. Rosemary Waugh discusses why separating the arts from politics is not so simple.
Jennifer Tucket on the new UK-wide mentoring programme University Women in the Arts from Central Saint Martins.
A video game critic and a theatre critic discuss a recent game jam between devising theatre makers, pervasive game designers, and computer game developers.
Ahead of her play Eggs at Vaults Festival, Florence Keith-Roach talks feminism and the dangers of remaining silent.
The director of new devised show Rounds talks about bringing junior doctors into the rehearsal room and telling their stories.
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.