Editor's picks

Nirbhaya. Photos: Timmy Blupe

Yael Farber’s Nirbhaya opens at the Culture Project The South Africa-set Mies Julie introduced me to the work of Yael Farber when it came to...
Choreographer Javier de Frutos, this week's big interview. Photo: Richard Hubert Smith

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This sensitive, witty adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s popular book tells the story of Rosie, who makes paper dolls with her mum and then invents...

Tamasha co-artistic director Fin Kennedy has criticised a “steady amateurisation” of small-scale touring work, as a result of being “disproportionately badly hit” by ongoing...
Radio reviews. Photo: Shutterstock

Kneehigh Theatre’s current touring production of Rebecca is sparking lively debate with its irreverence. Some theatregoers apparently don’t like their surprises to be very...
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre shop and box office. Photo: David Tett/RSC

Over the course of last year, audiences at the Royal Shakespeare Company consumed a staggering 318,464 alcoholic beverages, 226,373 hot drinks and 82,000 ice...
ITV drama Broadchurch

Drama writers working for ITV are to benefit from a 5% increase to their minimum rates of pay. The increases are the first in four...
Steve John Shepherd and James Bolam in Bomber's Moon

There’s an intriguing cross-generational relationship at the heart of William Ivory’s two-hander. James Bolam plays Jimmy, a plain-speaking, ailing former RAF gunner living in...
Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock

Sky Atlantic horror series Penny Dreadful and BBC1’s Sherlock were the big winners at the 2015 British Academy Television Craft Awards, winning five prizes...
Classic Stage Ireland’s production of Julius Caesar. Photo: Marius Tatu

In a professional career spanning almost four decades, Andy Hinds has spent most of it firmly entrenched behind the scenes. But in 2012 he...

The UK premiere of a new work by Timberlake Wertenbaker and a musical about fairytale villains will feature in the Unicorn Theatre’s new season. Wertenbaker’s...
Martin Donaghy and Charlene Boyd in Fever Dream: Southside Photo: Tim Morozzo Photography 2015

After the Citizens’ production of The Slab Boys, a crowd-pleasing Scottish classic, Fever Dream: Southside returns under Dominic Hill’s contemporary and combative direction. Glasgow’s...
Eve Ferret, who performs in Madame Bouffant at Cafe Koha.

Eve Ferret first came to public attention as one of the original Blitz Kids of the 1980s, popping up in a selection of David...
showcase

It’s a real joy to see a showcase that presents 16 – yes, 16 – talented men and 10 generally strong women. In many graduating classes, the balance...