Interviews

Pearl Mackie: 'My advice to aspiring actors? Keep going, it's a marathon, not a sprint'
As she prepares to star in a new revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, one-time Doctor Who assistant Pearl Mackie explains how she learnt to cry onstage and what it's been like working on the show
Lucian Msamati: 'If a job terrifies me, then I usually go for it'
As he steps up to the role of Salieri in Amadeus at the National for the second time, Lucian Msamati explains why reviving the production is just as thrilling as the first time
The Christmas opera interview: Fabulous Fabiano!
American tenor Michael Fabiano talks frankly to WhatsOnStage about his career.
A week in in the life of Cirque du Soleil's Alanna Baker
The performer is opening in the troupe's new show OVO in London in January
Imogen Poots: 'We need more female anti-heroes'
The actress is currently appearing in Amy Herzog's Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse
Steve McFadden: 'Would Phil Mitchell go and see a pantomime? Definitely.'
As the EastEnders star opens as Captain Hook in Plymouth's annual panto, we give him 20 questions about the experience
Meow Meow: 'I'm a highly flammable woman so I have to be careful in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse'
Australian cabaret performer Meow Meow returns to London with her Christmas show, this time performed in the intimate Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The Watermill Theatre at 50: Remote, magical and punching above its weight
As the Watermill's 50th anniversary year draws to a close, artistic director Paul Hart talks about the theatre's legacy and his own time at the venue's helm
Josette Simon: 'I don't like labels: you're not a TV actor or a theatre actor'
As she opens in the RSC's production of Antony and Cleopatra in London, Josette Simon explains how she came to acting and why Cleopatra is undefinable
Mousetrap Theatre Projects: 'Theatre can be hugely transformational'
The WhatsOnStage Awards nominated charity this year is the fantastic theatre education charity Mousetrap Theatre Projects, here its director Susan Whiddington explains all about it