Matt Trueman: do playwriting competitions sacrifice process for the sake of results?
With the Bruntwood Prize announced tomorrow, Matt Trueman asks how beneficial playwriting compeitions really are
Let's talk about sets: Lily Arnold on So Here We Are at the Royal Exchange
By Ben Hewis
We chat to set designer Lily Arnold about the process of designing Luke Norris' new play
Matt Trueman: There's no such thing as regional theatre
'When we talk of regional theatre, we really mean local theatre'
Matt Trueman: It's not just bad work that puts audiences off
Many factors can potentially alienate theatregoers
Michael Coveney: Festival fever in Manchester and the National Theatre
Festival season provides an opportunity to experience a multitude of artforms