Features

The week in pictures: 22-29 April
Tim Minchin, Zoe Wanamaker and Barack Obama make this week's picks
What's in my dressing room? - Jonathan Slinger
We go backstage with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory star Jonathan Slinger
Let's talk about sets: Tom Scutt on Elegy
By Tom Scutt
The Donmar Warehouse associate artist explains the inspiration and process of the designs for the new play by Nick Payne
Seven apps every theatregoer should download
Add some theatricality to your smartphone or tablet
What's in my dressing room? - Lola Saunders
We take a look in the dressing room of the Save the Last Dance for Me star
The life of an understudy
With Glenn Close missing nights due to illness in Sunset Boulevard and Matthew Perry's understudy going on for the first time, we ask a group of actors what life is like when you're an understudy
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 25 April - 1 May
Show Boat sails into London and the Donmar presents a new Nick Payne play in this week's top picks
Four performances that made Shakespeare into an icon
By Greg Buzwell
Greg Buzwell, one of the curators of the British Library's latest exhibition Shakespeare in Ten Acts, talks through four iconic Shakespeare performances
The week in pictures: 15-22 April
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Ben Forster make this week's picks
Top 10 strangest Shakespeare tales
By Iain Spragg
Author Iain Spragg picks his favourite and weirdest tales from his new book Shakespeare's Strangest Tales