Commercial and subsidised theatre must stand together to support creativity in schools
By Luke Shires
As Rufus Norris comments on the worrying trend of arts subjects being reduced in schools, director of Joe Public Luke Shires explains why the commercial and subsidised sector must be a collective force
We must make routes into arts jobs clearer
Following a conversation with director Javaad Alipoor, Daisy Bowie-Sell reflects on how creative jobs still aren't seen as viable ways to make a living
Do theatres need a distinct identity?
Matt Trueman discusses the Donmar's identity as a theatre under Josie Rourke
Theatre must continue the change Josie Rourke brought
As Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham announce they will be leaving the Donmar Warehouse, Sarah Crompton looks at their legacy
British theatre is in danger of cutting itself off from Europe
As Jeremy Irons and Isabelle Huppert are recognised by the Europe Theatre Prize, Matt Trueman reflects on the relationship between the UK and our continental neighbours
Why Glasgow pantomime is the fairest in all the land
By Alan Hussey
Glasgow local and regular Alan Hussey explains why his pantomime is better than all the rest
Why Birmingham pantomime is the fairest in all the land
By Ed James
Birmingham local and panto regular Ed James explains why his pantomime is better than all the rest
Emerging cultural leaders on why new scheme Up Next is revolutionary
By Lekan Lawal and Tobi Kyeremateng
Two participants in the Up Next scheme, which encourages culturally diverse arts leaders of the future, explain how the first few months have been
Beverley Knight on panto: 'I've had to channel my inner Idina Menzel'
By Beverley Knight
The Bodyguard and Memphis star is making her pantomime debut in Birmingham