Interviews

Shannon Tarbet: 'Being in a solo show is terrifying but extremely exciting'

The rising star actress, 22, is currently starring in one-woman play The Edge of Our Bodies at the Gate Theatre, which features as part of the venue's 35th anniversary celebrations

Roger Allam: 'Acting, like many professions, is getting more exclusive'

As he returns to Hampstead Theatre in the UK premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Seminar, Roger Allam reflects on his illustrious career and the 'creeping corporatisation' of art

Alexander Hanson: 'If you do too many musicals, that's all you can do'

The actor has swapped the West End stage for the Rose Theatre, Kingston, where he stars in a revival of Alan Bennett's double-bill Single Spies

20 Questions: Love Beyond's Dave Willetts
By Nicole Goldstein

The musical theatre performer is starring in Love Beyond at the SSE Arena, Wembley on 1 and 2 October

Laurie Sansom: 'It's no surprise artists want independence'

On the day Scotland goes to the polls, we catch up with the artistic director of the country's National Theatre

Sir Mark Elder - knight on a mission

The conductor of Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Royal Opera waxes lyrical about his career, past and future

20 Questions: Great Britain's Lucy Punch - 'I'd like to have been a wizard'
By Editorial Staff

The actress has taken over from Billie Piper in the West End transfer of Richard Bean's satire on the phone hacking scandal

The Gate's Christopher Haydon: 'We want to create work that looks at massive ideas'

The artistic director of the Gate Theatre on the theatre's history, its 35th anniversary and his attitude to programming

Stuart Skelton talks about Otello, Tristan and the one role he will never sing

The tenor opens English National Opera's new season with a new role in a much-anticipated new production

Albion's Natalie Casey: 'People in the bar afterwards will feel uncomfortable about themselves'

The actress is starring in Chris Thompson's new play Albion at the Bush Theatre