Interviews

Javaad Alipoor: 'A lot of political theatre in this country isn't very good'
As his new show makes its London premiere, theatre maker Javaad Alipoor talks politics, theatre, the internet and the move from small spaces to big
Will Merrick: 'Even after Skins, I didn't think I'd become an actor'
The star is playing Bertram in the Globe production of All's Well That Ends Well
CiarĂ¡n Hinds: 'If I could change one thing, I wouldn't have played the back end of a cow'
The Game of Thrones actor stars in Conor McPherson's haunting play featuring the songs of Bob Dylan
Samantha Spiro: 'Oscar Wilde wrote brilliantly for women'
As she opens in Lady Windermere's Fan, the latest of Dominic Dromgoole's Classic Spring season, Samantha Spiro explains why the play surprised her
Glenn Waldron on the journey from fashion journalist to playwright
As his new play opens in London, former editor of i-D magazine Glenn Waldron explains how he came to theatre
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