Maddy Costa conducts an email dialogue with Annie Siddons about her new show Dennis of Penge, a triumphant narrative of addiction, recovery, and fighting the PIP system.
Ontroerend Goed artistic director Alexander Devriendt talks interactive theatre, gaming, and the death of capitalism.
Francesca Peschier interviews the duo behind Bechdel Theatre about industry inequality, representation, and sexy, sexy data.
Nicole Acquah interviews the legendary verbatim theatremaker and creator of ‘Notes from the Field’, now on at the Royal Court.
As Karen Finley’s new show ‘Unicorn Gratitude Mystery’ comes to Femmetopia, she talks to the queer festival’s co-curator about American politics, princesses, and activist art.
Performance artist Ultimate Dancer makes work that mingles choreography and spirituality. Here, she talks healing rituals, movement, and the power of darkness.
The author of ‘Frozen’ and a new adaptation of ‘Brighton Rock’ talks female anger, reimagining romantic fiction, and the banality of murder.
Fergus Morgan interviews the enigmatic West End director about star casting, commercial theatre, and the post-Weinstein landscape.
Four Vault Festival shows are combining belly laughs with explorations of life with mental health conditions like anxiety and depression. Francesca Peschier chats to some of their creators.
As ‘The Believers Are But Brothers’ opens at Bush Theatre, its creator talks radicalisation, Prevent and making work outside London.
Ahead of her show ‘So Many Reasons’ at feminist festival Calm Down Dear, the writer and performer talks mother-daughter relationships, bypassing gatekeepers, and how to ‘jolt’ an audience.
Hannah Greenstreet sits in on rehearsals for Forward Arena’s queer, time-hopping epic.
Tamara Harvey is artistic director at Theatr Clwyd, which combines a formidable artistic reputation with a location in rural Wales. She talks Chekhovian humour, working with dead authors, and why theatre and ice rinks mix.
The new artistic director of The Gate talks about running a theatre, looking to Europe, and why a narrow discourse around diversity can be dangerous.
Rachel Bagshaw talks to Rosemary Waugh about creating The Shape of Pain, an Edinburgh Fringe show based on her experiences, and made in collaboration with Chris Thorpe.