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.
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:
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.
Tom Fletcher: 10 questions
Singer, songwriter and author Tom Fletcher tells us about bringing his festive book, The Christmasaurus, to the stage.
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
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