Matt Trueman: How do we measure risk?
Matt Trueman looks at how risk in theatre is always relative
Stage fright: What actually happens
By Bella Merlin
Read an exclusive extract from Facing the Fear a new book about stage fright by Bella Merlin
Hannah Khalil: What exactly is an Arab actor?
By Hannah Khalil
Playwright Hannah Khalil on why what people think of as ‘an Arab' probably doesn't exist
Matt Trueman: Olivier Awards: A good night for women but a bad night for diversity
Matt Trueman looks at who fared well at this year's Olivier Awards
Michael Coveney: Maggie Smith has given us so much that was worth writing about
The actress accepted the Critics' Circle Award in London this week
Michael Coveney: Bidding a critical farewell after ten years
Reviewer Michael Coveney on stepping down as critic for WhatsOnStage
Matt Trueman: what happens when the alternative becomes mainstream?
With Bryony Kimmings performing at the National Theatre, Matt Trueman asks what happens when experimentation becomes the norm
Michael Coveney: Criticism is at the crossroads, but does the public care a hoot?
Michael Coveney addresses the challenges of criticism both online and in print
Stan's Cafe: 'We no longer feel lonely in Birmingham'
By James Yarker
James Yarker, artistic director of experimental theatre company Stan's Cafe, explains the way Birmingham has shaped the company's work
Matt Trueman: Do critics laugh?
Matt Trueman discusses the difficulties of having to be professionally sceptical