Big Interviews
Michael Buffong
“This has to be a moment of absolute change, of reset”

Michael Buffong

Adrienne Warren
“Tina came out of nowhere – I thought they’d give it to Beyoncé”

Adrienne Warren

Julian Bird
“Our place in the world is at risk. It’s as grave as that”

Julian Bird

Antonio Pappano
“We’re talking about plans A, B and C, it changes every week”

Antonio Pappano

Stephen Rebbeck
“This is unprecedented. We’re taking each day as it comes”

Stephen Rebbeck

Lucy Prebble
“Theatre is like a bunch of people joining around the campfire”

Lucy Prebble

Joe Hill-Gibbins
“I find the Little Englander attitude to theatre embarrassing”

Joe Hill-Gibbins

Crystal Pite
“I love working with the rhythm and the complexity of language”

Crystal Pite

Brian Cox
“I’m not a big fan of directors. A lot of them irritate the fuck out of me”

Brian Cox

Paapa Essiedu
“90% of this job is not acting, but making sure you’re ready for it”

Paapa Essiedu

Joseph Marcell
“Every day somebody reminds me of Fresh Prince of Bel Air”

Joseph Marcell

Sara Bareilles
“Theatre people work harder for less money than anybody else”

Sara Bareilles

Jatinder Verma
“I don’t think the question of multiculturalism has been solved”

Jatinder Verma

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Q&A

Interviews with established and emerging theatremakers working on stage and behind the scenes in UK theatre and beyond.
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Anne Odeke

Anne Odeke

Louise Kemény

Louise Kemény

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Alexanda O’Reilly

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