interviews

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
Brief Encounter With ... Monday's Child writer Brendan Murray
By Ron Simpson
Brendan Murray talks about teaming up again with children's theatre producers tutti frutti on their new production, Monday's Child.
Brief Encounter With ... Kes director and choreographer Jonathan Watkins
By Sophie Bush
Jonathan Watkins talks about his dance-theatre adaptation of Kes, currently running at the Crucible Theatre Sheffield.
Brief Encounter With ... Home Sweet Home director Tom Wright
By Ron Simpson
A group of some 8 or 10 people sit round a long table sharing their opinions and observations about a visit they've just made to a care home. When the time comes for their lunch break, the tall young ...
Brief Encounter With ... Of Mice and Men's Heather Christian
By Hannah Giles
John Steinbeck's timeless novella, Of Mice and Men, gets a contemporary twist at the West Yorkshire Playhouse this March. Associate Director, Mark Rosenblatt, making his directorial debut at ...