Interviews

Gillian Lynne: 'Phantom was Andrew Lloyd Webber's act of love'
Ahead of the 30th anniversary gala of The Phantom of the Opera, 90 year-old Dame Gillian Lynne talks about why she said yes to working on the show 30 years ago, why she won't be retiring any time soon and her other choreography musical masterpiece Cats
5 minutes with Ballet Black founder Cassa Pancho: 'Dancers were put off by being the only black face'
The artistic director of the ballet company talks about trying to make classical dance more diverse, their current tour and next year's bill at the Barbican
Clare Foster: Tom Stoppard doesn't scare me, he's lovely
We spoke with the actress about her acclaimed and varied career
5 minutes with: Tom Bateman - 'Josie Rourke cast me while I was still in school'
Currently appearing in Father Comes Home from the Wars, Tom talks about working with Catherine Tate and David Tennant, and the part he's always wanted to revisit
Mary Bevan - beneath the calm surface
The British soprano opens this week in ENO's new production of Don Giovanni
5 minutes with playwright Nick Dear: 'I'd love people to go home arguing about Dedication'
Dear talks to us about his new play which speculates about Shakespeare's possible relationship with the Earl of Southampton
Patrick Robinson: Returning to The Rover after 30 years is exhausting
The Casualty actor talks about returning to the Swan Theatre after appearing there in 1986
Dafydd Rogers and David Pugh: 'Premium price seats are just plain greed'
As they announce a West End run for The Girls, producers Dafydd Rogers and David Pugh explain why they aren't selling premium price tickets
Nathaniel Martello-White: 'If the writing is good enough, all you need are actors and the space'
The star of upcoming TV series Guerrilla on the inspiration behind his new Royal Court play Torn
5 minutes with: Julie Legrand - 'I went from walk-on to leading part in two months'
As The Rivals opens at Bristol Old Vic this week, we talk to Julie Legrand about Wicked, starting out at the National and playing Mrs Malaprop