The Drill: Staging a disaster
Co-writers Billy Barrett and Ellice Stevens tell us about new show The Drill, and how it came out of preparing for the worst.
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:
Lulu Raczka: “Things aren’t simple. Art shouldn’t be simple”
Playwright Lulu Raczka on A Girl In School Uniform (Walks Into A Bar), which plunges the audience into darkness.
Henry Darke on bringing Cornwall to the London stage in Booby’s Bay
Henry Darke tells us about why he feels it is important to give Cornish characters a voice in Booby’s Bay.
Tom Salamon: “We’re all con men to some degree”
Tom Salamon tells us about The Grift, which gives audiences the chance to become con artists.
Beatriz Romilly: 11 questions
Beatriz Romilly tells us about starring in the UK premiere of Collective Rage.
Sope Dirisu: “The world is re-exploring men and masculinity”
Sope Dirisu tells Theo Bosanquet about starring in The Brothers Size and how social media launched his acting career.
Greg Hicks: 11 questions
Actor Greg Hicks on The Open House, the dark comedy taking a close look at family life at Print Room at the Coronet.
Grace Molony: Rising star
Award-winning actor Grace Molony tells us about making her West End debut in Lady Windermere’s Fan.
Robert Cuccioli: 10 questions
US stage star Robert Cuccioli tells us about starring in the London debut of a new version of musical Rothschild & Sons.
VAULT Festival: Festival Focus
Festival co-director Andy George tells us about Waterloo’s huge arts showcase, VAULT Festival.
NOW 18: Festival Focus
Ashleigh Wheeler tells us what to expect from the festival of cutting-edge performance.
Resolution 2018: Festival Focus
Producer Jessica Greer introduces us to the UK’s biggest festival of new dance, Resolution.
Tim Cowbury: “It’s death by a thousand questions”
Tim Cowbury tells us about The Claim, his new play exploring the process of seeking asylum.
Calm Down, Dear: Festival Focus
Brian Logan tells us about festival of feminist theatre, Calm Down, Dear.
David Loumgair: “I think we’ve reached an amazing turning point”
Tiny Dynamite’s David Loumgair on pushing fringe theatre’s boundaries and creating complex characters for female performers.
London International Mime Festival: Festival Focus
London International Mime Festival creator Joseph Seelig tells us about the capital’s influential, long-running celebration of word-free entertainment.
Jonny Awsum: panto-view
Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Jonny Awsum tells us about starring in Croydon’s pantomime, Jack And The Beanstalk.
Marc Pickering: 10 questions
Performer Marc Pickering on becoming a supervillain for Bananaman The Musical and playing a young Steve Buscemi.