interviews

Another World: Losing Our Children to Islamic State (Temporary Theatre, National Theatre)
Gillian Slovo's play is created from verbatim interviews with people affected by Islamic State
Cressida Brown: It was a shock that our show became prime time news
By Cressida Brown
The director explains how she came to creating a piece about the Beaumont estate in London, and why she's revisiting the project ten years later
Theatre etiquette: Michael Coveney: I relish venues with raucous audiences
As part of our series on theatre etiquette, Michael Coveney points out that the respectable side of theatre only started with the Victorians
Theatre etiquette: a theatre manager's view
As part of our theatre etiquette series, a theatre manager talks to us anonymously about some of the issues he faces
Neil Hannon Talks Swallows And Amazons.
Neil Hannon talks about his musical playing at Bristol Old Vic this Christmas
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
Luke Barnes: 'Edinburgh really made a career as a writer possible for me'
Playwright Luke Barnes talks about the Edinburgh Fringe and his shows Bottleneck and Beats North
Richard Marsh: 'I'd had enough of love stories for a while'
Playwright, poet and performer Richard Marsh discusses comedy, "screenwriting for the ears" and his new Edinburgh Fringe show Wingman
Brief Encounter With ... Norman Pace
By John Dixon
Popular TV comedian Norman Pace talks about swapping tickles for tassels for the role of Buffalo Bill in the touring production of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun.
West Yorkshire Playhouse begins Alan Bennett season
By Ron Simpson
The Playhouse's artistic director, James Brining, talks about celebrating the acclaimed playwright's 80th birthday