Matt Trueman: Is it time for theatre to return to a spirit of excess?
By Matt Trueman
There's a trend for pared back, greyscale theatre, but Matt Trueman asks if it's the best way forward
Ben Power on Husbands and Sons and working with Rufus Norris
The National Theatre's fast-rising deputy artistic director talks about his new work and his new job
Kate Fleetwood: ‘If Walter White was a woman, would we have found it as exciting?'
By Ben Hewis
The Tony and Olivier Award-nominated actress talks about growing up in Stratford, the pressures of parenthood and the upcoming 'truthfully gruelling' version of Medea
King Charles III (Birmingham Rep - Tour)
By Michael Davies
Robert Powell steps into the regal shoes in Rupert Goold and Whitney Mosery's production
Almeida revisits Ibsen and Chekhov in new season
By Editorial Staff
Richard Eyre and Robert Icke will present new versions of Little Eyolf and Uncle Vanya
Robert Icke: 'Classics were never meant to be boring'
The director of 1984 and Oresteia on why theatre needs to compete with The Sopranos
Michael Coveney: Maggie Smith comes up to date as two Nicks redefine the West End
Our esteemed critic publishes his new biography of Maggie Smith this week