Stephen Leask: 11 questions
School Of Rock’s new leading man, Stephen Leask, on memorable performances and working with the hit musical’s child cast.
West End 2018: Shows to book for now
Our pick of the best tickets to buy now for new shows in the West End 2018 season
Top fringe theatre to see this week
Young actor Charlie Mulliner tips us off about her top fringe theatre to see this week
Five shows to see this week
Which London shows should you see to brighten up your week? Here are our five suggestions:
Keith Strachan: 11 questions
Composer and director Keith Strachan tells us about directing The Little Match Girl and the thrill of hearing Mistletoe And Wine.
Ellie Keel: This time Callisto is “the full shebang”
Producer Ellie Keel on bringing five-star hit Callisto: a queer epic from the Edinburgh Fringe to London’s Arcola Theatre.
A Christmas Carol: “Why not feed the audience a massive banquet?”
Actor Alexander Barclay tells us about a unique version of A Christmas Carol that invites its audiences to share a feast.
Kneehigh Theatre’s The Tin Drum: Q&A
Mike Shepherd, Artistic Director of theatre company Kneehigh, tells us about staging dark fairytale The Tin Drum at Shoreditch Town Hall.
Niall Ransome: “We have a responsibility to tell stories of real people”
Writer/director Niall Ransome on creating FCUK’D, the story of a teenage runaway, which is playing at The Bunker this December.
Louis Maskell: Rising star
Louis Maskell tells Nicky Sweetland about bringing new musical The Grinning Man to London’s West End.
Rachel Parris: 11 questions
The Mash Report star Rachel Parris on appearing in comic festive tale Thirty Christmases at The New Diorama Theatre.
Emma Williams: panto-view
West End leading lady Emma Williams tells us about returning to the London Palladium to star in its 2017 pantomime, Dick Whittington.
Lucy Rivers: “I’ve never wanted to make straightforward pieces”
As Sinners Club comes to Soho Theatre, creator Lucy Rivers tells us more about the gig-theatre show inspired by Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.
How Great Ormond Street Hospital patients inspired Peut-Être Theatre
Find out how patients at London’s famous children’s hospital, Great Ormond Street, helped create touring dance show Tidy Up
John Savournin: panto-view
John Savournin, the director, producer and star of King Tut: A Pyramid Panto, tells us about one of London’s most unusual Christmas shows.
Adam Spreadbury-Maher: “The survival of opera depends upon it becoming more accessible”
The King’s Head Theatre’s Artistic Director on bring their hit, small scale production of La Bohème to the West End.
The Fitzrovia Radio Hour’s A Christmas Carol: Q&A
Adapter Tom Mallaburn on The Fitzrovia Radio Hour’s unique version of Charles Dickens’s classic, which takes audiences back to the 1940s.
Siobhán Knox: “It’s important for sex workers to reclaim their narrative”
Siobhán Knox, co-director of Sex Workers’ Opera, on bringing the real human stories of a misrepresented industry to the stage.
Walking In The Air with The Snowman
Matthew Amer takes a seasonal trip to remember as he learns to fly with The Snowman.
Miracle On 34th Street: Hear it first
Be the first to hear Macy’s Parade from the UK premiere of Miracle On 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play.