Interviews

5 Minutes With: Tessa Walker - 'Birmingham is a great place to start out'
The Birmingham Rep associate director on her new show Folk and why she loves Birmingham
5 minutes with: Damian Humbley - 'I'm bored with musicals at the moment'
We caught up with Damian Humbley to chat about the differences between English and Australian theatre and doing Hedda Gabler without any 'craziness'
Michael Boyd: 'I was either going to become a really annoying actor, or a director'
Director Michael Boyd on his new project, meditation and why he'd never make an actor
5 minutes with: Richard Wilson: 'theatre should be about the society we are living in'
Director Richard Wilson on his production of Richard Bean's new snooker play The Nap - staged at the home of the snooker world championships - and the 'dreaded phrase'
Kevin Spacey Foundation Award: Southpaw's Robby Graham
The artistic director of dance company Southpaw explains what winning the Kevin Spacey Foundation Artists Choice Award meant and how it has benefited his work
5 minutes with: Fenella Woolgar - 'Thatcher was fascinating to play'
The actress chats about prepping to play notorious politician Thatcher and the new 'bonkers' production of Welcome Home, Captain Fox!
Don Warrington: 'King Lear looks like a really stupid thing to do'
The actor on Rising Damp, Strictly Come Dancing and how he's preparing for King Lear in April
Zizi Strallen: 'I want to be a sketch writer'
The Mary Poppins star tells us about meeting Prince Harry, her ambitions of being a sketch writer and what it's like at Christmas in the Strallen household
5 minutes with: Anna Jordan - 'Theatre feels like home to me'
Playwright Anna Jordan chats to us about winning the Bruntwood Prize, how it changed her career and working at the Royal Exchange
5 minutes with: Scott Garnham - 'We're putting our own stamp on the Billy Elliot tour'
We spent five minutes with Grand Hotel and Made in Dagenham actor Scott Garnham who is currently playing Tony in the first Billy Elliot UK and Ireland tour