Matt Trueman: Why do young actors plump for small spaces?
By Matt Trueman
Though Kit Harington is about to open on the West End, our bigger stages are mostly led by older actors: Kenneth Branagh, Ralph Fiennes, Timothy Spall, says Matt Trueman
Stage fright: What actually happens
By Bella Merlin
Read an exclusive extract from Facing the Fear a new book about stage fright by Bella Merlin
Max Stafford-Clark: 'I had no vision for this play at all'
By Max Stafford-Clark
The artistic director of theatre company Out of Joint explains why his latest play, a production of Beckett's seminal work for radio All That Fall, has the audience blindfolded
Michael Coveney: In its essence, theatre is here today and gone tomorrow
Michael Coveney on the new V&A exhibition Curtain Up and Peter Brook's Battlefield
British director William Gaskill dies at the age of 85
The director was a former head of Royal Court and co-founder of Joint Stock
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's year is heralded by McKellen, Cumberbatch and a new French star
We'll see Ian McKellen's Richard III on film and Benedict Cumberbatch's on the small screen this year, but Thomas Jolly's is the stand out performance