Michael Coveney: Hare and Billington illuminate the importance of playwrights
Our critic casts his eye over a wave of new theatre books, including David Hare's memoir The Blue Touch Paper
Michael Coveney: Will Emma Rice bring circus to the Globe a la Brook's Dream?
The surprise appointment of Rice at the Globe prompts memories of a landmark Shakespeare production
Michael Coveney: Savile play joins the queue of hits and disasters in the wings
The glut of Spring and Summer openings will include a controversial new drama about Jimmy Savile
Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies
Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past
Michael Coveney: Critics get stuck in to each other (again), Fevered Sleep delights
Another day, another discussion on the future of theatre criticism
Warren Clarke obituary - 'unforgettable in almost everything he did'
Clarke, who has died aged 67, was most recently seen on stage as Winston Churchill