Interviews

5 minutes with: Kate Prince - 'ZooNation is contemporary dance, but we don't look like Rambert'
The artistic director of ZooNation on returning to her show The Mad Hatter's Tea Party and why it is difficult to define her company
Fisayo Akinade: 'Judi Dench made me feel her palms'
The Cucumber actor on a couple of phenomenal years and why Judi Dench asked him to feel her palms
5 minutes with: Simon Callow - 'I went from selling tickets for Biggins to performing panto with him'
Currently starring in his one-man production of A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre, we talk to the actor about Dickens, the challenges of performing alone and his memorable Christmas shows
Sinead Matthews: 'Ivo van Hove thinks we're all bonkers'
The actress, currently starring in Ivo van Hove's Hedda Gabler opposite Ruth Wilson, on working with the Belgian director, Simon McBurney and mice at the National Theatre
5 minutes with: Lee Mead - 'My fans send me cake'
The musical theatre star on his role in the West End's first pantomime in nearly 30 years, his turn in Casualty, Any Dream Will Do and his massive fanbase
Anna-Jane Casey: 'Annie Oakley was the Lady Gaga of her time'
The musical theatre legend talks Sheffield, Donald Trump and still getting nervous after 30 years in theatre
5 minutes with: Rudi Dharmalingam - 'We are rehearsing two versions of Mary Stuart'
The actor talks about working with Robert Icke on the lead-role-swapping Mary Stuart and his beginnings in The History Boys
What the hell is a Candleician?
Shakespeare's Globe may have the only job in the UK dedicated solely to looking after candles, we find out more about Tony Forrester, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse's Candle Technician
5 minutes with: Jane Hazlegrove 'I left Casualty because I wanted to get back to theatre'
The actress tells us what it's like working on the Royal Court's The Sewing Group and why she left TV for the stage
Rani Moorthy: 'We deny curiosity of other cultures at our peril'
The artistic director of Rasa Theatre on her new show, which explores the changing nature of the sari