Interviews

Josette Simon: 'I don't like labels: you're not a TV actor or a theatre actor'
As she opens in the RSC's production of Antony and Cleopatra in London, Josette Simon explains how she came to acting and why Cleopatra is undefinable
Mousetrap Theatre Projects: 'Theatre can be hugely transformational'
The WhatsOnStage Awards nominated charity this year is the fantastic theatre education charity Mousetrap Theatre Projects, here its director Susan Whiddington explains all about it
From competitive cyclist to Pulitzer finalist: Will Eno's remarkable journey to playwriting
As his new play The Open House has its UK premiere in Bath, American playwright Will Eno explains the piece and how he came to move from sports star to stage star
Anna O'Byrne: 'Dame Julie Andrews made us call her mum'
The musical star talks about her recent work alongside Julie Andrews and her imminent appearance in The Woman in White
Meera Syal: What draws me to acting? Telling stories, and free food on film sets
The latest actress to star as Miss Hannigan answers twenty candid questions about making her West End musical debut and the high points of her career on stage and screen
What's it like living in a theatre?
We chat to Ed MacArthur and Nenda Neurer about whether living in actors' digs drives them crazy
Liwaa Yazji: 'Goats is an opportunity to offer a different view of Syria'
The Syrian writer of a new play soon to open at the Royal Court explains more about her piece and why having real-life goats starring was very important
Peter Caulfield: 'Cuts to arts funding mean we're losing a generation of talent'
The Jesus Christ Superstar actor will perform in the new adaptation of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the West Yorkshire Playhouse
Gerard Jones, opera director: 'Not angry, just gagging'
The director of La Trag├ędie de Carmen for the Royal Opera: "I'm old-school"
Jasper Britton: 'My advice to aspiring actors? Don't sing like me'
As he prepares to open in Leicester Curve's production of Scrooge the Musical, Jasper Britton explains what draws him to acting and why he gave up being embarrassed years ago