What are previews anyway?
As Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begins previews at the Palace Theatre, we look at what exactly a preview is
John Fitzpatrick: 'Pride served to bolster me when I needed it'
By John Fitzpatrick
As Pride approaches in London, playwright John Fitzpatrick shares his thoughts on the festival and why it's great that his new play This Much is running as part of it
I am regularly underwhelmed by physical theatre, but Betroffenheit is great art
Sarah Crompton looks at dance and 'physical theatre' and the superb piece Betroffenheit which was created by an actor and a choreographer
Matt Trueman: We need to get out of theatres
Matt Trueman on how shows in spaces other than theatres can break down barriers and reach new audiences
Bristol Old Vic feels like home for so many
Kris Hallett reports back from the birthday celebrations at the Bristol Old Vic this weekend
Timothy West: 'There's something magical at Bristol Old Vic'
By Timothy West
The veteran actor shares his memories of Bristol and the the Old Vic as the theatre's 250th birthday celebrations begin
Sarah Crompton: Older actresses should not be pushed out to the margins
As a wealth of older women actresses take centre stage, Sarah Crompton applauds the trend
'Creating work from scratch is easier in Bristol'
Bristol-based director and producer Katy Carmichael talks about the merits of working in Bristol and why it's still a struggle to get smaller regional companies to London
Matt Trueman: Should we update recent plays?
Matt Trueman looks at how theatre has to constantly reinvent itself
Holly Williams: How do you review a suicide note?
Our critic discusses the 'lurid fascination' with women who kill themselves and Kane's 4.48 Psychosis