“The biggest risk to new writing? Waiting for permission”: an interview with Mark Ravenhill

Billy Barrett meets Mark Ravenhill to talk Brecht, RSC residency and not having a ‘process’.

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Writing with Simon Stephens

AYT Features are back with a boom as Ellen Carr speaks to playwright Simon Stephens about his play Port, playing at the National Theatre. Set in Stockport and unfolding over 13 years, the play celebrates the human spirit.

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“New work not new writing” at the Almeida Festival

“A kaleidoscope of theatre for the culturally curious”. Ellen Carr finds out how the Almeida are embracing the unknown in this year’s festival.

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Spotlight On: Blanche McIntyre

Catherine Love speaks to award-winning director Blanche McIntyre about West End debuts, the ghost of Marilyn Monroe and learning to not feel safe.

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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? Interview with singer-songwriter Emma O’Reilly

23-year-old Irish singer-songwriter Emma O’Reilly is well on her way to establishing a thriving career in the music business. She

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