Interviews

90 Seconds With: Nina Conti
We chat to the comedian/ventriloquist about her Edinburgh Fringe show, In Your Face
Fringe Focus: Blush, Two Man Show and more
Hear more about four shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
5 minutes with: Anna Martine - 'This is all I could ask for as an actor'
We spoke to the Rotterdam actress about playing trans character Fiona/Adrian, and transferring the show to the West End
90 seconds with: Mark Thomas
We chat to the activist and comedian about his latest show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Al Smith: the recent political unrest has been great for my play
The playwright Al Smith on returning to the stage with two pieces and his Edinburgh fringe loves and hates
5 minutes with: Olivia Vinall - 'The Young Chekhov trilogy is the hardest I've ever worked'
Vinall features in all three of the plays at the National, playing Sofya in Platonov, Sasha in Ivanov and Nina in The Seagull. She spoke to us about getting through the three show days at the National.
Alice Birch: I wrote Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. in three days straight
The playwright Alice Birch talks about Katie Mitchell, working in the US and what she's looking forward to at the Edinburgh Festival
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome: Fergus Linehan on the EIF's glut of cabaret
Simon Thompson talks to the artistic director of the Edinburgh International Festival, ahead of it opening this week
5 minutes with: Obioma Ugoala - 'It's a lot of pressure playing Smokey Robinson'
We talk to Motown: the Musical's new Smokey Robinson, and find out what it was like on the set of the new Disney adaptation of Beauty and the Beast
Bertie Carvel: I took a gamble on directing Strife
As the actor makes his directorial debut with John Galsworthy's play about a tinplate works in Wales, he talks about his love for the play and for Chichester Festival Theatre