Interviews

Anita Dobson: 'There are more roles for women than there used to be'
The actress on her role in NST City's brand new theatre and why leaving EastEnders wasn't a difficult decision
Georgie Henley: Rising Star
We chat to the Chronicles of Narnia star about making her professional stage debut at Southwark Playhouse
Wendi Peters: 'Quartet touches on the funny side of dementia'
We chat to Peters about her latest project and life on the road
Matthew Xia: 'Without schemes like the Jerwood programme a kid like me wouldn't get to play in these theatres'
The director talk about life after the Royal Exchange, why Conor McPherson's play Dublin Carol resonates with him and how he became a DJ and theatremaker
Rosie Day: Rising star
The actor talks Trevor Nunn, Suranne Jones and her hopes for the future
Julie Hesmondhalgh: 'It's much harder for working class performers to break through now'
As she opens in the Bruntwood Prize-wining show The Almighty Sometimes, ex-Coronation Street actress Julie Hesmondhalgh answers our 20 questions about her life in theatre
Bryony Kimmings: 'This is the version of Pacifist's Guide that I would have made'
As she takes her revamped version of her show about cancer on tour, performance artist Bryony Kimmings explains why it's so different to the original
Anthony Welsh: 'My heart raced when I first read The Brothers Size'
As the actor returns to the role he made his professional debut in, Anthony Welsh talks films, career and an Oscar nomination for his friend Daniel Kaluuya
Rupert Graves: 'Benedict and Andrew's Hamlets were great. Maybe I could do an old Hamlet?'
The Sherlock star on making his directorial debut and being part of the TV phenomenon