Maddy Costa tells the story of Unfolding Theatre’s first pandemic year, and reflects on the unexpectedly hopeful lessons learned in 2020.
An omnivorous look back on a year of digital theatre, live performance, dance & more.
Exeunt’s writers talk about the moments and performances that jolted them out of pandemic-induced apathy.
Emma Jude Harris writes on Rare Earth Mettle and what it reveals about antisemitism in UK theatre.
NDT artistic director David Byrne explains why he’s accompanying the theatre’s new season with tasty freebies.
Alice Saville writes about Old Bridge, and a recent spate of plays which set poignant love stories against the backdrop of tumultuous world events.
As theatres fight to find and retain backstage workers, Alice Saville talks to people on the frontline of theatre’s hiring crisis.
Artist the vacuum cleaner talks about his interviews with health workers in Newham, and how his new installation-performance EXPOSURE aims to create a space for exploring collective trauma.
An imaginary conversation between two theatregoers at a mostly-maskless West End show.
Following the release of new film Censor, Natasha Tripney traces the stories of screen violence, from Mary Whitehouse’s outrage to today’s horror theatre livestreams.
Alice Saville writes about the strangeness and specialness of 2021’s smaller-than-ever fringe festival.
“This is not a leveller”: Holly Maples and Allie Young explore the pandemic’s impact on working class artists, as part of the Freelancers in the Dark research project.
Two years after it premiered, seven methods is moving from Royal Court’s studio to its main house. Ava Wong Davies asks its director Milli Bhatia about what’s changed.
It’s still unclear what form 2021’s Edinburgh Fringe is going to take. Alice Saville argues that for the festival to survive, deeper conversation and decisive change is needed.
Last year, theatres made sweeping redundancies. As venues reopen, and roles start to be readvertised, Salome Wagaine argues that changes need to be made.