INTERVIEWS

Pursuing a modern concept of producing Shakespeare’s plays, artistic director and actor Scott Ellis founded Merely Theatre, which stages gender-blind productions. He tells David...

How do you capture the thrill and urgency of live theatre in an inert exhibition space? That was the big question facing Olivier award-winning...

T he last time I interviewed Diana Rigg was five years ago, when she was appearing in Chichester’s revival of Pygmalion that transferred to...

You couldn’t wish for a more charming or amenable interviewee than Janie Dee. She talks openly and interestingly about her youthful passion for dance,...

Actors have to survive in a world that offers them no job security and the prospect of frequent unemployment, along with heady highs and...

As she tells Georgia Snow, a lifelong love of mask theatre led Rachael Savage to found her own company, Vamos, in 2006. Her latest...

Despite having acted professionally for five years, Solomon Israel has never toured – until now. He talks to David Hutchison about his part in creating...

The Stage Awards 2016 took place on January 29 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. After collecting their awards, winners were offered the...

Award-winning actor and playwright first started writing as a student at RADA. “I was in a scene for my final showcase and I didn’t...

As Rachel O’Riordan knows, there are many ways into the theatre industry. “I didn’t have a very traditional path into the business,” she explains,...

A certain philosophy characterises Gary Owen’s work as a playwright, in which complexity of subject matter is married to simplicity and clarity of storytelling....

As the son of a National Theatre publicity officer, his childhood home was plastered with photos of theatre greats. Now an actor himself, he...
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