Interviews

Douglas Maxwell: 'I sent 21 plays to the Traverse before I had my first one accepted'
The Scottish playwright on starting out, misfires and his controversial new play The Whip Hand in the Traverse Theatre's line-up
Monica Dolan: 'The actor in me is very different to the writer in me'
The actress on her first ever Fringe, making the leap to playwriting and her provocative debut play
Cressida Bonas: 'I love dance, but acting wins'
The actor will star in a new show about Sonia Brownell, the wife of George Orwell
5 minutes with Michelle Fairley: "Being on stage scares the sh*t out of me"
The actor talks to us about working on Jim Cartwright's seminal work about an unnamed Northern town, and its return to the Royal Court
Rufus Norris: "The River Stage is political, it's owned by the nation and it's for everyone"
We chat to the NT's artistic director about the free outdoor festival, which runs every weekend from 28 July to 28 August
Olivia Williams: 'Rufus Norris is like a kid with a box of toys'
By Editorial Staff
The actress discusses her role as a particle physicist in Mosquitoes
Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell on the 'terrifying' job of tackling Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
We speak to the stars of Benedict Andrews' production, opening in the West End next week
Oliver Cotton: 'Most people's wages don't equate with the cost of living'
By Emily Jupp
We spent five minutes with the actor and playwright Oliver Cotton to discuss his new work Dessert and his love of classical guitars
Rikki Beadle Blair: 'It baffles Americans that we have a Muslim Mayor of London'
Rikki Beadle Blair's Summer in London stars an all-transgender cast and deals with the issue of homelessness, but it's still light and uplifting, he tells Daisy Bowie-Sell
Simon Stephens: ‘I thought verbatim plays were fundamentally dishonest'
The playwright on his upcoming Manchester International Festival piece Fatherland, what it's like having someone play him and why he's finally working in verbatim theatre