Interviews

Katherine Parkinson: 'I've written a play for Edinburgh but I'm not going to see a single performance'
The IT Crowd actress is starring in Theatr Clwyd and the National Theatre's Home, I'm Darling whilst her debut play, Sitting, is opening in Edinburgh
Alexander Devriendt: 'Lies puts you in charge of the financial system'
As Lies opens at the Almeida, its director explains what prompted Ontroerend Goed to create a piece where the audience gambles on the financial system
Les Dennis: My ideal role? That would be Willy Loman
The variety entertainer, comedian and actor is starring in a new play at the Park Theatre. Here he explains why he wouldn't change anything about his life
Blanche McIntyre: 'You can't pretend in the Globe, it's too exposing'
The director of The Winter's Tale on her version of Bohemia, what makes her want to direct and why she's not ready to lead a venue just yet
Jacqueline Wilson: We need more spaces making work just for children
The Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather writer talks about the magic of theatre, and what it's like seeing her characters in the flesh onstage
Rory Mullarkey, playwright and opera librettist
It's a hectic summer for this busy writer of plays and operas
Roy Williams: 'Artists need to ask uncomfortable questions about our society'
Roy Williams discusses the Windrush generation, black playwrights and whether British theatre is political enough
Sally Cookson: 'Local arts cuts in Bristol have been devastating'
Sally Cookson directs the stage adaptation of Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls, which comes to London's Old Vic this month after running in Bristol in June
Tuppence Middleton: 'I had begun to build up a bit of a fear of theatre'
The War and Peace and Sense8 actress returns to the stage to star in Vicky Jones' dark play The One
Ned Bennett and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins: interview on An Octoroon
The director and writer of the National Theatre's latest show explain how the play finally came to be seen in London