Matt Trueman: has diversity in new writing stalled?
By Matt Trueman
Following Lenny Henry's Radio 4 series Raising the Bar, Matt Trueman asks where are the next generation of black British playwrights
Matt Trueman: We must remove the barriers to becoming an artistic director
By Matt Trueman
Top jobs in UK theatres are still dominated by one demographic
Andrew Scott and Stephen Mangan take part in Royal Court quiz
The actors were attending the theatre's annual fundraising event
Line-up announced for Women Centre Stage festival at National Theatre
By Editorial Staff
Sphinx Theatre's gender equality project will include new work by Timberlake Wertenbaker and special 24 hour plays by Rona Munro and April De Angelis
David Edgar to lead discussion of playwriting at Oxford University
Edgar will take up the post of visiting professor of drama studies
Royal Court and Guardian collaborate on online plays
Off the Page is themed around food, music, fashion, politics, sport and education
Royal Court celebrates 20th anniversary of Jerwood New Playwrights
By Ben Hewis
The programme, which gives new writers the opportunity to produce plays in full productions on both Royal Court stages, has led to the discovery of some of theatre's most influential voices.
Rachel De-lahay: 'I was desperate for a creative outlet'
Rachel De-lahay originally trained as an actress before turning her hand to playwriting. She has since had two plays produced by the Royal Court and won an Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright. Her new play, Circles, arrives at the Tricycle Theatre this week
Circles (Birmingham Rep)
By Annette Nuttall
Rachel De-lahay brings another hard-hitting piece to the Birmingham stage
Circles set to open at Birmingahm Repertory Theatre
Based around Birmingham's famous outer bus route, Rachel Del-ahay brings new drama Circles to The REP.