Mark Norfolk: It took three years to create all-black Hamlet
By Mark Norfolk
The writer of Britain's first production of Hamlet with an all-black cast and creative team talks about 'serving Shakespeare's text as much as possible', and working with director Jeffery Kissoon
Alan Lyddiard: Older voices are lost and forgotten but deserve to be heard
By Alan Lyddiard
The director Alan Lyddiard on Anniversary his new dance-theatre piece for a group of older performers
Amy Shindler: Why my play is about a woman with Asperger's
By Amy Shindler
Writer Amy Shindler explains why her new play is about a woman, rather than a man, with Asperger's
Sarah Crompton: Is the National Youth Theatre still seen as a middle-class preserve?
As the NYT approaches its 60th birthday, Sarah looks back on its alumni, some controversial moments in its history, and the need to offer initiatives that aren't about privilege or money
Matt Trueman: Why immersive theatre rarely works
Having had enough of 'feeling like a lemon' when watching immersive theatre, Matt examines the much-welcomed shift to enactment
Sarah Crompton: Why is theatre so silent on the subject of mothers?
After watching the new TV series Motherland, Sarah Crompton reflects on the absence of mothers on stage
Matt Trueman: Theatre needs more live moments
Taking inspiration from video performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson, Matt Trueman looks at what theatre productions such as Yerma could be doing to 'live in the moment more often'.
Reading Oscar Wilde in Reading prison: Shocking, haunting and exceptionally sad
The place where Oscar Wilde was incarcerated is being opened up to the public as part of a series of performances by Artangel
Sarah Crompton: John Osborne and Terence Rattigan are more similar than you think
After seeing The Deep Blue Sea and The Entertainer, Sarah Crompton reflects on the playwrights' differences and similarities
Jonathan Slinger - Gene Wilder gave my Wonka so many dimensions
By Jonathan Slinger
Jonathan Slinger, who currently plays Willy Wonka in the West End, and the cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory pay tribute to Gene Wilder with a special performance of "Pure Imagination"