Interviews

Aoife Duffin: 'A good review can mess you up as much as a bad one'
Superb young Irish actress Aoife Duffin explains how she deals with the critics and what it's like starring in Desire Under the Elms in Sheffield
Chris Thorpe: 'Would I describe Victory Condition as a play? I don't care'
Theatremaker and playwright Chris Thorpe talks about his new Royal Court play which focuses on the human need to win
Ben Lewis: 'There's an Aussie takeover in Phantom'
The new star of The Phantom of the Opera discusses his time on the show and his initial desire to be a rugby player
Sope Dirisu: 'I didn't go to drama school and I wouldn't change that'
As he opens in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Coriolanus, Sope Dirisu talks about how he became an actor and how he's approaching Shakespeare's general
Julian Clary: 'My career highlight to date? Being stuck in a lift with Christopher Biggins'
We ask the actor 20 questions ahead of his opening in two-hander Le Grand Mort, written by Stephen Clark, at Trafalgar Studios
Ria Jones: 'Understudying Glenn Close was the best decision of my career'
The actress is currently starring as Norma Desmond in the UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard
Blake Morrison: 'It was weird to have Colin Firth playing me on screen'
Poet, novelist and playwright Blake Morrison reflects on the last 20 years working with Northern Broadsides and having Colin Firth play him on the big screen
James Lance: 'Splitting my trousers on stage brought the house down. And my trousers too'
Lance currently stars in Of Kith and Kin, a piece of new writing debuting at the Sheffield Crucible
Sara Pascoe: 'I'd love to do a musical next'
Ahead of the premiere of her adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, we asked Pasco 20 questions about her penchant for bowling, lifting people up and vets in space
How to ace an open audition for School of Rock
By Jessica Ronane
Ahead of open auditions for School of Rock in Liverpool and London, casting director Jessica Ronane explains what you need to be one of the rock star kids