Cardboard Citizens: 'The idea of theatre helping people barely existed when we began'
By Adrian Jackson
Adrian Jackson, artistic director of homeless theatre company Cardboard Citizens, looks back over 25 years of the company and at where it all began
The new Bridge Theatre programme isn't safe, it's thrilling
Sarah Crompton looks at the first season from Nick Hytner and Nick Starr in their brand new theatre
The public should be able to see more musical scratch performances
After a new folk musical is given a showcase at The Other Palace, Daisy Bowie-Sell asks why there aren't more opportunities for the public to see new musicals in development
Let's not lose sight of the limitations of studio theatres
As Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr's new Bridge Theatre prepares to announce its new season, Matt Trueman looks at why studio theatre spaces have their limitations
Why the decline of school theatre trips is extremely worrying
Holly Williams considers the implications of a decline in schools taking children to the theatre
Did Harry Potter win a few too many Olivier Awards?
After Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won nine Olivier Awards last night, Matt Trueman asks whether all of them were justified
Why we should be comparing Kenneth Branagh to Laurence Olivier
As Kenneth Branagh prepares to pick up his special Olivier Award on Sunday, Sarah Crompton looks at how the accolade is richly deserved
Les Miserables is perfect, too perfect
As Matt Trueman finally sees Les Miserables he reflects on the experience of watching such a slick show
It's time to kill off the press night
As the new co-chief critic is announced at the New York Times, Matt Trueman looks at what producers can do to foster good criticism
Richard Bean: 'Hull feels like a city the rest of the nation doesn't give a damn about'
By Richard Bean
The Hullensian playwright talks to us about the city's past, present and future