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: Cumberbatch, Kidman and the hazards of hype
Buzz is an essential part of showbiz - but it can be misplaced
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