INTERVIEWS

We are probably on safe ground when asserting that Michael Blakemore, an active 88, is one of the oldest stage directors still working. There...

In 2012, James Cousins won the New Adventures Choreography Award, which came with a year’s mentorship from Matthew Bourne. His latest piece, Rosalind, features...

Sheena Easton has had quite some professional life, spanning a recording career, live concert artist, TV actor and the Broadway stage. But now, on...

The artistic director of Boundless Theatre – formerly known as Company of Angels – speaks to Catherine Love about dramaturgy, telling stories and the...

Christopher Wheeldon trained as a child at the Royal Ballet School and then graduated to join the Royal Ballet at 18, before moving to...

Just when you thought every permutation of staging Shakespeare had been tried, along comes another freshly minted Hamlet to confound our expectations. Robert Icke’s...

Lourdes Faberes grew up in the Philippines before moving to the UK, where she now lives. She is starring in a new version of...

Michelle Collins was turned down by half a dozen drama schools when she started out. “I’ve always felt untrained,” she admits as we chat backstage...

Poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams is touring An Evening With an Immigrant while working on Barber Shop Chronicles, his third show for the...

Declan Donnellan is sitting on a sofa in the north London apartment he shares with his Cheek by Jowl designer and life partner, Nick...

Musicals can take their time to reach an audience. Dreamgirls – a smash hit on Broadway when it premiered there in 1981 – took...

Twenty-six years after Disney released the animated classic Beauty and the Beast, it has been remade as a live action film starring Emma Watson,...
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