Samuel West: 'My earliest acting memory? Thinking Shakespeare had predicted the moon landings'
As he returns to his old stomping ground at Sheffield Crucible as Brutus in Julius Caesar, Samuel West looks at his journey into acting and why the Crucible is the most exciting stage around
Mat Fraser: 'Theatres who don't employ disabled people should be ashamed'
As he steps into the shoes of Shakespeare's evil king, actor Mat Fraser talks jamming with Coldplay, disabled theatre and performing "Spasticus Autisticus" for the Queen
5 minutes with Candy Ma: 'Chinglish is increasingly relevant to today's world'
The actress explains her new project Chinglish and how the Chinese and UK theatre-scene is different
5 minutes with playwright Nick Dear: 'I'd love people to go home arguing about Dedication'
By Will Longman
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
By Will Longman
The Casualty actor talks about returning to the Swan Theatre after appearing there in 1986
Dominic Cooke: 'We mustn't get stuck to an idea of how Shakespeare should be'
The British director on Shakespeare, why he's not in a hurry to leave the stage for the screen and his upcoming TV debut - the latest installment in the BBC's Hollow Crown series.
5 Minutes with: Polly Findlay - 'Directing Svengali was a lesson in complete economy'
The director of The Alchemist on the RSC, Derren Brown and the show that was a turning point