Sarah Crompton

Theatre must continue the change Josie Rourke brought
As Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham announce they will be leaving the Donmar Warehouse, Sarah Crompton looks at their legacy
The National Theatre announces West End transfer for David Eldridge's Beginning
The show opened to five-star reviews at the Dorfman Theatre last month
Were critics for or Against Ben Whishaw's Almeida performance?
Christopher Shinn's new play, directed by Ian Rickson, debuted at the Almeida on Friday
Demystifying dance will make more fall under its spell
As Rambert Dance Company take over the River Stage this weekend, Sarah Crompton looks back at why it's dance that she's always happiest watching
Did the critics get on board with Committee?
By Editorial Staff
In the light of the Grenfell Tower disaster, Committee offered a chance to question both social inequality and the role of local authorities, but did it succeed?
'David Lan's risk-taking has made the Young Vic a beacon of excellence'
As David Lan announces he will step down from running the Young Vic, Sarah Crompton reflects on his time in charge
Directors must deal with how older plays depict women
As Christopher Hampton's '70s play The Philanthropist is revived, Sarah Crompton looks at how it is the director's responsibility to address the depiction of women
Nicholas Hytner's book doesn't dish the dirt, but it is revelatory
As Nicholas Hytner's book Balancing Acts is published this week, Sarah Crompton looks at why it's a vital read in the current climate
Why we should be comparing Kenneth Branagh to Laurence Olivier
As Kenneth Branagh prepares to pick up his special Olivier Award on Sunday, Sarah Crompton looks at how the accolade is richly deserved