Robert Lindsay on his first acting job 50 years ago. Plus BBC DG Tony Hall. Read more
Robert Lindsay, Tony Hall, How to make a new musical
Robert Lindsay on his first acting job 50 years ago. Plus BBC DG Tony Hall.
Simon Bird, Whiteness, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh
Simon Bird on Days of the Bagnold Summer, Whiteness discussed, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh
The Salisbury Poisonings, Víkingur Ólafsson, Walter Scott Prize, Pilgrims
TV drama The Salisbury Poisonings, and Víkingur Ólafsson's final performance for Front Row
Tracey Emin, Alison Brackenbury, Book Covers
Tracey Emin on the artworks she has produced during lockdown.
Jean Toomer's Cane adapted, Bloomsday, Alison Brackenbury, Museums in lockdown
Judd Apatow, Carnegie and Greenaway Medals for children's literature, job losses in theatre, Alison Brackenbury
Judd Apatow on The King of Staten Island, and the Carnegie and Greenaway winners announced
Vera Lynn remembered, guitarist Sean Shibe, PlacePrints audio plays reviewed, Poetry from Alison Brackenbury
Tributes to Dame Vera Lynn, guitarist Sean Shibe and PlacePrints audio plays reviewed.
Rebel Wilson, Ian Holm remembered, Bob Dylan, The Luminaries
Rebel Wilson on her TV series Last One Laughing, and actor Sir Ian Holm remembered.
Talking Heads, Jarvis Cocker, Thomas Clay
We review the remake of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads and consider the art of the monologue
Rethink The Arts
Rethinking the arts for a post Covid-19 world.
Griselda Pollock, the first art historian to win the prestigious Holberg Prize.
Crisis in theatre, Stuart Evers new novel, Eurovision the film, Bristol’s Colston statue
Theatre Royal Plymouth in crisis, Stuart Evers novel, Eurovision the film, Colston statue.
Michael Palin, The Last of Us Part II reviewed, Anthony Thwaite, Rethink - Nicola Triscott, Roadmap to Reopening Theatres
Michael Palin on Waiting for Godot
Kevin Kwan, Annilese Miskimmon of ENO, Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley
Kevin Kwan, author of the Crazy Rich Asians novels, and ENO's Annilese Miskimmon
The Arts in Crisis
Simon Rattle and other leading figures discuss the crisis facing the arts.
Director Werner Herzog, actor Danny Sapani, Watford bookclub
Werner Herzog on his latest film, Danny Sapani on play Les Blancs, Watford's big bookclub.
The Secrets She Keeps, Fyzal Boulifa, Urdu poetry in Bradford
The Secrets She Keeps, Fyzal Boulifa on his new film Lynn + Lucy, Urdu poetry in Bradford.
Theatres in pink, David Pickard on the BBC Proms, Friday Review on Hamilton, Decolonising arts curriculum in school
Theatres wrapped in pink to campaign for survival.
Funding for the arts, Wayne McGregor, Ennio Morricone
Arts funding - is it enough? Wayne McGregor's new ballet and a tribute to Ennio Morricone.
Rufus Wainwright, Neil Mendoza, Tate Bursaries, Ringo at 80
Rufus Wainwright, Neil Mendoza, Tate Bursaries and Ringo Starr at 80.
Katori Hall; cinema after lockdown; documenting empty arts spaces
US playwright Katori Hall; the future of cinema after lockdown.
Philip Pullman on Northern Lights 25 years on, Mrs America reviewed, Simon Schama
Philip Pullman and Northern Lights 25 years on, Simon Schama and a review of Mrs America.
The Kanneh-Masons, Minack Theatre, Imran Perretta
Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason perform live from their family home.
Anish Kapoor, The Plot Against America, Rachel De-Lahay, drive in comedy
Review of The Plot Against America, Rachel De-Lahay, Anish Kapoor, Daniel Sloss.
The Chicks, Hammed Animashaun, Liz Johnson Artur
The Chicks, the biggest selling U.S. female band, on their new album Gaslighter.
Winning back audience trust, the doctor turned novelist, musical collaboration in lockdown
Get Carter director Mike Hodges, Tate Bursary artist Oreet Ashery, the plight of arts freelancers in the pandemic
Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter, on his 1989 film Black Rainbow, with Rosanna Arquette
Alfre Woodard, film Come As You Are and Ellie Goulding album Brightest Blue reviewed, Richard Herring
Alfre Woodard on playing a death row prison warden in Clemency.
Josephine Mackerras, Sean Edwards, summer theatre round-up, John Mullan on Mansfield Park
Josephine Mackerras on her film, Alice, about a woman who becomes an escort.
Nell Dunn, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine
Nell Dunn on her new memoir The Muse, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine.
Tom Sutcliffe talks to screenwriter and film director Oliver Stone about his memoir Chasing the Light
Director Oliver Stone on getting into Hollywood chronicled in his memoir Chasing the Light