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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Catch up with the winners of The Stage Debut Awards 2018 by Nick Clark

At the only awards to recognise breakthrough theatre talent, The Stage celebrates emerging actors and creatives from all backgrounds. Last year’s winners

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Actor Matt Henry: ‘When you leave London, you get a grittier response – it’s exciting’ by Nick Clark

From selling ice cream at the Adelphi to winning an Olivier for Kinky Boots at the same venue, Matt Henry has seen

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wendell Pierce: ‘Willy Loman is as exhausting a role as Lear. I’m knackered’ by Nick Clark

A star of seminal HBO drama The Wire and more recently Suits, New Orleans-born Wendell Pierce is taking on Death of a

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Cry havoc: I was there when 173 babies roared into Theatreland by Nick Clark

While cinemas have been offering parent-and-baby screenings for some time, the West End has been slow to catch up. The Stage’s features

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Olivier winner and followspot operator Linford Hudson: ‘My lamp is my baby, it’s a part of me’ by Nick Clark

For more than 50 years, Linford Hudson shone the spotlight on the biggest stars at the Palladium. Now he is being honoured

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Ophelia Lovibond: ‘I enjoy spending weeks building a character in the rehearsal room’ by Nick Clark

Known for her TV roles in W1A and Elementary, Ophelia Lovibond’s theatre career has blossomed in recent years. She tells Nick Clark

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Meet the artists representing the UK at Prague Quadrennial design festival by Nick Clark

The Society of British Theatre Design has chosen some of the UK’s top theatre designers to showcase their work at international design

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Marit Moum Aune: Norway’s Ibsen is much more contemporary – and funnier – than the UK version by Nick Clark

The perception of Henrik Ibsen’s work in the UK is often told through the prism of a period piece, of people from

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Friday, February 8, 2019

How Simon Mayo discovered King Dick: a 19th-century inmate who staged UK’s first all-black Shakespeare by Nick Clark

In 1812, Dartmoor Prison was home to 6,000 US troops. Among them was a notorious inmate who produced the first all-black production

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Exclusive interview with Hayley Atwell: ‘I’m proud of my self-doubt, it keeps me vulnerable and questioning’ by Nick Clark

Stage and screen star Hayley Atwell is currently playing two lead roles a night in Measure for Measure at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Poldark star Heida Reed: ‘I’d like to play Miss Julie – she’s feisty, complex… and Scandinavian’ by Nick Clark

The West End has provided Poldark fans with something of a fix since the BBC show’s fourth series concluded in July. No

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Exclusive interview with Tim Howar who takes title role in West End’s Phantom of the Opera this week by Nick Clark

In between Chess, touring with Mike and the Mechanics and a third child, Tim Howar has found time to squeeze in one

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Royal Court production manager Marty Moore: ‘People come to you for solutions – if you panic, everyone else will’ by Nick Clark

With a background in engineering, Marty Moore worked his way up via a training placement at the National Theatre and freelance work

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Patrick Stewart exclusive interview: ‘Now may be the time for me to play Falstaff’ by Nick Clark

Patrick Stewart, one of Britain’s great classical actors, vividly remembers panicking at the prospect of appearing in a Shakespeare production five years

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

What do casting directors look for in auditions? Theatre’s hidden talent spotters reveal the secrets of their trade by Nick Clark

As a new award seeks to give casting directors overdue recognition for their key role in shaping productions – not to mention

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Stage Debut Award winners: One year on – where are they now? by Nick Clark

The Stage Debut Awards are back for 2018. Nick Clark caught up with 2017’s winners over brunch at Theatreland restaurant Joe Allen

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jami Rogers: Nine Night’s West End transfer is a first for black theatre in Britain by Nick Clark

With the transfer of the National Theatre’s production of Nine Night, Natasha Gordon becomes the first black British female playwright to have

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Isabelle Huppert: ‘I don’t bother with character. I try to be myself on stage’ by Nick Clark

As the Oscar-nominated French actor takes to the London stage to read the works of the Marquis de Sade, she talks to

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Monday, May 21, 2018

ITEAC: The event trying to put an end to bad theatres by Nick Clark

Now in its fifth outing, the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference features ‘rock star’ names and will tackle a range of

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Friday, May 18, 2018

FIFA 18 star Adetomiwa Edun: ‘People tell me I look like the guy off the video game’ by Nick Clark

As Alex Hunter in FIFA 18, the Nigerian-born actor is a familiar face to millions of gamers, but his career has also

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Mike Bartlett on his first stage play, Not Talking: ‘I like that my career has been out of control’ by Nick Clark

As the multi-award winning writer’s play Not Talking finally finds its way to the stage, 13 years after it was written, he

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

BSL interpreter Becky Barry: ‘Some say I’m Hamlet’s soul, others his ghost or shadow’ by Nick Clark

Currently touring with Paapa Essiedu in the RSC’s Hamlet, BSL interpreter Becky Barry is at the heart of the action during the

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Monday, February 19, 2018

How Network’s stage management team runs the show while in the spotlight by Nick Clark

The National Theatre production is a technical tour de force, with a TV studio and restaurant operating live as the action unfolds.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

David Lan’s final interview as Young Vic boss: ‘I’ve never been on a career path – I made it up as I went along’ by Nick Clark

As the Young Vic’s artistic director steps down after 18 years, he leaves the venue in rude health: an artistic and commercial

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Playwright Bola Agbaje: ‘We need to celebrate talent like Daniel Kaluuya and keep them in this country’ by Nick Clark

  Bola Agbaje was delighted by Daniel Kaluuya’s best actor Oscar nomination for his turn in Get Out. But, the Olivier-winning playwright

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Director Ola Ince: ‘I have an obsession with how power and race are interwoven’ by Nick Clark

The story of Rodney King and the LA riots has as much resonance today as it did 25 years ago, says director

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Panto legend Kenneth Alan Taylor: ‘I get very cross about the pantomimes that are filthy’ by Nick Clark

Kenneth Alan Taylor has worked in the theatre for more than 60 years in a career that has included being artistic director

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr: ‘It must be time to look beyond the commercial West End’ by Nick Clark

After their highly successful tenure at the National Theatre, the ‘two Nicks’ are opening the 900-seat Bridge Theatre, a purpose-built venue by

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Vinette Robinson: ‘Playing Ophelia had an impact on me I can’t fully explain’ by Nick Clark

Vinette Robinson, one of the stars of Albion, which opened at the Almeida last week, tells Nick Clark about working with Rupert

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Specs appeal: how caption glasses could ‘transform’ theatre by Nick Clark

The National Theatre has unveiled new smart glasses for hearing-impaired audiences. Developed over three years, the glasses flash the dialogue as the

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Nikki Amuka-Bird: ‘I’ve been longing to do Ibsen. It is a rite of passage’ by Nick Clark

Nikki Amuka-Bird was brought up on classic films and learned to love theatre at drama school. The celebrated star of stage and

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