Michael Coveney: Criticism is at the crossroads, but does the public care a hoot?
Michael Coveney addresses the challenges of criticism both online and in print
Matt Trueman: the best of Britain's playwrights constantly reinvent themselves
By Matt Trueman
Matt Trueman reflects on how Britain's best playwrights have the same desire to constantly reinvent that David Bowie had
Michael Coveney: Underground with Belarus Free Theatre
As BFT prepare to move their tenth anniversary celebrations into the Young Vic next week, our Chief Critic reflects on their performance of Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis
Howard Davies revives Stoppard's Hapgood at Hampstead
By Editorial Staff
The production opens in December
National Youth Theatre unveils latest West End season
The company has also revealed plans for a production inspired by events at Bethnal Green Academy
Lee Hall: ‘Billy Elliot is even more relevant now than when we made it'
As the hit screen-to-stage musical celebrates its tenth birthday in the West End, we speak to writer Lee Hall about its ongoing resonance