Theatre

The National Theatre’s latest bold move: appointing Meghan Markle

Theatre

The National Theatre’s latest bold move: appointing Meghan Markle

by Alexander Larman

The Queen was never really hands-on during her patronage – will the Duchess of Sussex be?
How pantomime went upmarket

Theatre

How pantomime went upmarket

by Alexander Larman

Over a decade ago, Sir Ian McKellen showed that serious actors could take pantomime seriously – now they're all at it.
The National Theatre is at a crossroads: which way will it go?

Theatre

The National Theatre is at a crossroads: which way will it go?

by Alexander Larman

It's not looking too good right now.
The purpose of a playwright

Theatre

The purpose of a playwright

by Otto English

English has been writing plays since he was 21, but he still finds himself asking why