Samuel French's new Royal Court home proves we mustn't let drama bookshops die out
We reflect on the venue's newly launched bookshop in collaboration with Samuel French
Publishing raises awareness of women's work in theatre
By Lucy Kerbel
Director of Tonic Theatre Lucy Kerbel explains why the company is partnering with the National Theatre Bookshop on a project to highlight published plays and theatre books by and about women
Nicholas Serota and the Arts Council need to act to bring about gender equality
As the WOW Women in Creative Industries awards are announced, Sarah Crompton reflects on Phyllida Lloyd's call to the Arts Council to act
Félicité du Jeu: The industry is losing talent as mothers leave the profession
By Félicité du Jeu
After setting up her own company to redress the gender imbalance and to offer jobs to mothers in the industry Félicité du Jeu explains why there's still so little support for working mums
Joan Iyiola: My theatre wonder women
By Joan Iyiola
As she stars in a female-led production of The Duchess of Malfi Joan Iyiola shares her theatre wonder women on International Women's Day
Teen blogger: Pinocchio reminded me that white lies are sometimes helpful
By Edie Marriage-Massey
Our teenage columnist Edie discovers some lessons from the National Theatre's Pinocchio
Re-inventing Macbeth: why staging the play is notoriously difficult
As she sees a host of new Macbeths, Sarah Crompton looks over the last few decades of watching Shakespeare's bloody tragedy
Equity's code should be applauded, but it is respect for the arts that will provoke change
As Equity release their report into sexual harassment in the industry, Sarah Crompton looks at some of the reasons why the creative industries are particularly vulnerable
250 years of circus: How I became a clown
By Gerald Regitschnig
Cirque du Soleil clown Gerald Regitschnig explains how he got started in the profession