Matt Trueman: Oliviers reveal the start-outs behind the superstars
All of last night's celebrated winners had to start somewhere
Michael Coveney: Savile play joins the queue of hits and disasters in the wings
The glut of Spring and Summer openings will include a controversial new drama about Jimmy Savile
Jonathan Tolins: 'I actually started to believe I worked in Barbra Streisand's basement mall'
By Jonathan Tolins
The Buyer and Cellar playwright talks about the inception of his critically acclaimed play
Matt Trueman: Should subsidised theatres rethink self-producing?
Matt Trueman looks at the dangers of self-producing commercial transfers
Matt Trueman: Church and Finch will leave big shoes to fill at Chichester
'For the last five years Chichester has practically kept the West End in business'
Michael Coveney: Nick's farewell knees-up at the National
The great and good of theatreland gathered at the NT on Friday to bid farewell to Nicholas Hytner
Michael Coveney: Benedict Cumberbatch helps put his relative Richard to rest
The reburial of Richard III prompts reflections on Shakespeare's warped interpretation
Matt Trueman: Is it time to rethink theatre on screen?
We need to work out the rules, rather than 'plonking cameras around an auditorium and pressing record'
Michael Coveney: Happy birthday to the grand old men of musical theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have left huge if very different imprints on the theatre landscape
Matt Trueman: BAC is a building worth grieving and giving for
'Most theatres, taken as buildings, aren't so irreplaceable'