INTERVIEWS

Joanna Read works in a room with a view. Looking westwards, towards Hammersmith from the LAMDA principal’s office is a huge building site. She...

At the end of the third week of rehearsals for the Arthur Miller centenary production of Death of a Salesman for the Royal Shakespeare...

August Strindberg’s Creditors is the latest in a line of contemporary adaptations of classics that director Ross Drury has worked on. Following stints as...

Emerging. It sounds like a slow, gradual process, doesn’t it? Tentative. Bit by bit. Step by step. Robert Hastie makes it look like a time-lapse...

Binaural sound technology is nothing new. The technique of binaural recording, which creates the sensation of 3D sound for those listening through headphones, has...

Around a year and a half ago, Theatre503 nearly closed. An intimate, ramshackle black box space on the first floor of the Latchmere pub...
Park Theatre's artistic director Jez Bond. Photo: Park Theatre

Park Theatre artistic director Jez Bond is a poster boy for theatrical endeavour and enterprise. When he sets his mind to do something, he...
Michael Urie in Buyer and Cellar. Photo: Joan Marcus

Michael Urie knows all about loneliness. He is currently reprising his award-winning Off-Broadway turn in the one-man play Buyer and Cellar at London’s Menier...

When I ask polymath playwright Philip Ridley whether, after a career of 25 years in the theatre, he feels he is at the height...
A Chickenshed project in Changsha. Photo: Chickenshed

Pan Yu is a social worker with Amier, a service for children with disabilities and their families in Changsha, Hunan Province. A chance meeting...
Siobhan McCarthy and Jeremy Secomb in Sweeney Todd Harrington's Pie and Mash. Photo: Tristram Kenton

In a head-spinning six months, Rachel Edwards has gone from running a shoestring theatre company in south London to being the producer of an...

Aged 17, Eleanor Wyld pretended she lived in Brighton to get cast in a local production of Romeo and Juliet, winning herself an agent...