Shipwrecked: Emily Taaffe takes on a Shakespeare trilogy

In this industry it can be sink or swim. Actress Emily Taaffe, starring in the RSC’s Shipwrecked trilogy at the Roundhouse, shares advice on how to keep your head above water.

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Writing for the round: Orange Tree Theatre’s newest writer

As Archie W. Maddocks’ first professional play arrives at the Orange Tree Theatre, Marese O’Sullivan chats to Maddocks and director Henry Bell.

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Want to Write? – Interview with Booktrust Writer-in-Residence Bali Rai

Leicester-born Bali Rai is perhaps best-known for his novels (Un)arranged Marriage and Rani & Sukh, but he has achieved huge

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Want to Write? – Interview with Literary Scout Vanessa O’Loughlin

Irish writer, literary scout, publishing consultant and mum Vanessa O’Loughlin has achieved a remarkable amount in a very short time.

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Want to Write? The best of the UK’s Literary Festivals

2012 marks a major year for literature all over the world. From Shakespeare to Dickens to the best of Ireland’s

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Spotlight On: Michael Ball

Find out how Michael Ball got into theatre and now finds himself dying his eyebrows and hiding his dimples to play Sweeney Todd in the West End.

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