EDINBURGH FESTIVAL


Interviews


Revolutionising theatre spaces: Anthony Alderson on the Pleasance's new portable venue
As the Pleasance Islington opens a new 80-seater space, the company's director explains the revolutionary new technology making easy pop-up theatres
Milly Thomas: 'I wanted my play Dust to be a battle cry for life'
As her show transfers from Edinburgh to London, writer and actor Milly Thomas explains what inspired her to write about suicide
Zinnie Harris: There's momentum behind Scottish theatre at the moment
As she faces a three-show August, the playwright and director Zinnie Harris explains what sparked Meet Me at Dawn and why writers should be careful in rehearsal rooms
Douglas Maxwell: 'I sent 21 plays to the Traverse before I had my first one accepted'
The Scottish playwright on starting out, misfires and his controversial new play The Whip Hand in the Traverse Theatre's line-up
Monica Dolan: 'The actor in me is very different to the writer in me'
The actress on her first ever Fringe, making the leap to playwriting and her provocative debut play
Fringe Focus: Foiled, Team Viking and more
Hear more about four shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Cherry Jones: 'I'm in heaven, I don't ever want to leave the UK'
Following her run in John Tiffany's production of The Glass Menagerie as part of the Edinburgh International Festival, American actress Cherry Jones talks to us about working with the director, why she admires British actors, and visiting the country as a child
Shôn Dale-Jones: 'I began to wonder whether anything I wrote had any value'
The artistic director of Hoipolloi explains why he is staging his latest show for free at the Edinburgh Fringe and beyond
5 minutes with: Nancy Sullivan - 'My very first job was with Andrew Lloyd Webber'
The Les Miserables and Little Voice actress on how she got into the industry and her one-woman show in Edinburgh
David Greig: I want the Lyceum to be a democratic, public space
The artistic director of the Lyceum on his new season and what to catch at the Edinburgh Fringe