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
Matt Trueman: The strange economics of theatre tickets
By Matt Trueman
'Theatre's commitment to affordability has been admirable - in certain parts of the sector'
20 Questions: Louise Brealey - 'failure is not trying'
The Sherlock star on books, Doctor Who auditions and felt koalas
Michael Coveney: Rufus Norris's National - fresh meat or cold potatoes?
'In the admirable rush to be all things to all men in the name of diversity and inclusivity, the danger is you lose sight of what you really want to do'
Michael Coveney: Globe goes to war with RSC as Rupert Everett celebrates an anniversary
Dominic Dromgoole has criticised international subsidy of the RSC, while Rupert Everett and Colin Firth have been in reflective mood
National Theatre Wales stages play about gay rugby star Gareth Thomas
Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage is a collaboration with Out of Joint
Pitcairn (Out Of Joint- Plymouth Theatre Royal)
By Karen Bussell
Lord of The Flies meets Debbie does South Pacific.