Steve Atkinson: HighTide started on a wave of changes in new writing
As HighTide Festival turns ten, we talk to artistic director Steve Atkinson on what has made the new writing event such a success
5 minutes with: Ben Batt - 'If I hadn't broken my leg, I may not have become an actor'
By Will Longman
We chat to the Shameless actor who will be playing Stanley in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Maxine Peake at Royal Exchange, Manchester
James Brining: 'We don't want to appeal to only theatregoers'
The artistic director of West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds talks about being a local, the upcoming Strictly Ballroom and how important it is to have Yorkshire stories onstage
Sam Bompas: You'll be hard-pushed to avoid worms at Dinner at the Twits
One half of madcap experimental food artists Bompas & Parr explains what we can expect from dining out at their upcoming theatre adventure with Les Enfants Terrible
5 minutes with: Alan Burkitt - 'I'd always dreamed of dancing in Fred Astaire's footsteps'
By Will Longman
The Top Hat star talks about his big break in theatre, and the new production of Kiss Me Kate at Wales Millennium Centre
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