Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past
Britain's second opera company is having a bad week, after its departing chairman accused the artistic director of losing £10million
Norris, who announced his inaugural season last week, wants his National to speak to the nation
Albarn's musical wonder.land, directed by Rufus Norris, opens Alex Poots' final festival as Manchester International Festival artistic director
'In the admirable rush to be all things to all men in the name of diversity and inclusivity, the danger is you lose sight of what you really want to do'
Tom Morton-Smith's new play at the RSC centres on the physicist credited as being the 'father of the atomic bomb'
Despite a continuing association with white face and berets, mime is cool again
Also, remembering when Hugh Jackman gave the shirt off his back for charity
'To shock, a play needs to be, at some level, an unknown quality... We arrive braced for Blasted, steeled against its savagery'