Penelope Skinner: 'Both Meek and Angry Alan were prompted by the shifting political landscape'
Playwright Penelope Skinner on her two new plays, which are both on at the Edinburgh Festival this year
Simon Longman: 'I thought Jerusalem would prompt more rural plays than it did'
The Gundog playwright talks about heading to Edinburgh Festival with his new play Island Town, rural plays and working with prisoners at the Royal Court
Lesley Sharp, Finn Bennett and Tom Mothersdale cast in Royal Court's The Woods
The show is written by Robert Alan Evans
Natalie Abrahami: Theatre must focus on climate change
The director's production of Charlotte Jones' The Meeting is currently running at Chichester Festival Theatre
Pity's Francesca Mills: a week in the life at the Royal Court
Mills stars in Rory Mullarkey's brand new play
Woody Harrelson, Anne-Marie Duff and Matt Henry at the opening night of Pity at the Royal Court
Rory Mullarkey's new play had its premiere in London last night
Rory Mullarkey: 'Pity is a showcase for every aspect of theatre'
By Ben Hewis
We chat to the playwright and cast of Pity, currently running at the Royal Court
Pity at the Royal Court: first look at Rory Mullarkey's new play
The production is set in a town square, and features an ice cream stall as well as a tank