Interviews

Arinzé Kene: 'I thought theatre wasn't for me'
The writer and actor Arinzé Kene speaks about Misty, and what it means to become the second black British playwright to have a play on in the West End
Art Malik: Actors must leave their egos at stage door
The performer Art Malik on his new project at Theatre Royal Stratford East, action movies and Harvey Weinstein
ENO's new Harewood Artists: meet Rowan Pierce and Elgan Llŷr Thomas
Two of the brightest young talents in UK opera discuss their careers
Charity Wakefield: I don't feel like playing Shakespeare is hallowed ground
The actress on her latest role in a feminist new play about a remarkable little-known Elizabethan poet Emilia Bassano
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