Interviews

5 minutes with Michelle Fairley: "Being on stage scares the sh*t out of me"
The actor talks to us about working on Jim Cartwright's seminal work about an unnamed Northern town, and its return to the Royal Court
Rufus Norris: "The River Stage is political, it's owned by the nation and it's for everyone"
We chat to the NT's artistic director about the free outdoor festival, which runs every weekend from 28 July to 28 August
Olivia Williams: 'Rufus Norris is like a kid with a box of toys'
By Editorial Staff
The actress discusses her role as a particle physicist in Mosquitoes
Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell on the 'terrifying' job of tackling Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
We speak to the stars of Benedict Andrews' production, opening in the West End next week
Oliver Cotton: 'Most people's wages don't equate with the cost of living'
By Emily Jupp
We spent five minutes with the actor and playwright Oliver Cotton to discuss his new work Dessert and his love of classical guitars
Rikki Beadle Blair: 'It baffles Americans that we have a Muslim Mayor of London'
Rikki Beadle Blair's Summer in London stars an all-transgender cast and deals with the issue of homelessness, but it's still light and uplifting, he tells Daisy Bowie-Sell
Simon Stephens: ‘I thought verbatim plays were fundamentally dishonest'
The playwright on his upcoming Manchester International Festival piece Fatherland, what it's like having someone play him and why he's finally working in verbatim theatre
Richard Coyle: ‘It's been frightening coming back to theatre'
The actor currently starring in James Graham's new hit play Ink, as The Sun's first editor Larry Lamb, on the newspaper's early intentions and why he originally never aspired to be an actor
Jennifer Tuckett: Training for writers must be improved
Now in its third year, London Writers' Week pitches itself as the London Fashion Week for people with pens, here its founder Jennifer Tuckett explains why it is so vital to have support for new writers as early as possible
Ayad Akhtar: 'The petri dish of British theatre is overflowing with rich abundance'
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright discusses the arts scene in the US at the moment, being put into boxes as a playwright and his love for economics