Matt Trueman: The roar of current affairs creeps into the plays we watch
Matt Trueman on how recent political events affect our interpretation of theatre
Sarah Crompton: In times of political turmoil we need great art
Sarah Crompton on revisiting Brian Friel's towering achievement, Faith Healer
Melissa Bubnic on sexism in the City
By Melissa Bubnic
Ahead of the opening night of Boys Will Be Boys, writer Melissa Bubnic talks about why she chose to tackle sexism in the city
Alistair Beaton: How I accidentally predicted Corbyn's crisis
By Alistair Beaton
The political sketch writer found himself a little bemused when the events in his new play began coming true
Matt Trueman: Why theatre didn't tackle Brexit
Matt Trueman explains how theatre can't be expected to help win elections or reform the law
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