It was important for me to see the Calais camp first hand
By Jack Gouldbourne
Actor Jack Gouldbourne is playing a child refugee in new play Cargo. He headed to Calais to discover the experience of refugees first hand
Sarah Crompton: What happens when football and the arts collide
With the festival season clashing with a summer of sport, Sarah Crompton talks about her experiences of sport and culture
Bradley Hemmings: Outdoor arts have become the fabric of our lives
By Bradley Hemmings
With this year's Greenwich and Docklands International Festival approaching, the festival's artistic director looks at the recent renaissance in outdoor work
What to see at Incoming Festival
By Eleanor Turney
Co-director Eleanor Turney picks five stand out performances from the upcoming festival
Come and help us open the Fairy Portal
By Alan Lane
The artistic director of Slung Low, Alan Lane, talks about the first day of the Fairy Portal camp at the RSC
Bringing rabbits to life from page to stage in Watership Down
By James Backway
Ahead of tonight's opening night, actor James Backway looks at how he has been preparing to bounce, hop and dance like a rabbit
Matt Trueman: Theatre is the antidote to poisonous politics
At the end of a dismal week Matt Trueman discovers several pieces at LIFT which show how these these divided times need the empathy theatre promotes
Sarah Crompton: Why do some people like to know the ending?
Sarah Crompton on the importance of plot and why she always prefers to be surprised
Holly Williams: Are Nineties throw-backs a theatrical comfort blanket?
As Aladdin arrives in the West End and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens, Holly Williams looks at our increasing desire for all things Nineties
Matt Trueman: the success of Hamilton in London is no dead cert
As the transfer of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical is confirmed, Matt Trueman looks at whether the show's staggering success will be repeated in London