From Betrayal to Memento: why create art that goes backwards?
As ‘Betrayal’ returns to the stage, starring Tom Hiddleston, Paul Taylor looks at the vast body of art in which people are shown living their lives backwards – to arresting and revealing effect
William Forsythe interview: 'Isn’t ballet delightful?'
The New Yorker is widely considered one of the most important choreographers working today. Roslyn Sulcas meets him
Ralph Fiennes interview: 'The film world is too horrendous'
The actor on his latest role in the National Theatre's 'Antony and Cleopatra' and its themes of ageing, power and masculinity, his love of Shakespeare, and not always being typecast as a 'twisted English intellectual anxious type'
Stephen Sondheim’s most fascinating female characters
In the West End revival of ‘Company’, opening this week, leading man Bobby is played by a woman. But Sondheim has never short-changed his actresses, says Daisy Buchanan
Consent, difficult women, and intimacy coaches... welcome to The One
Vicky Jones wrote her first play, 'The One', for her best friend and Fleabag co-creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Now it's being revived – with a brand new star
How free are artists 50 years after the end of stage censorship?
In 1968, the Theatres Act did away with the Lord Chamberlain’s red pen. But a new exhibition at the V&A looks at how subtler forms of censorship may still exist today
After Caleb Femi was almost killed, Frankenstein gave him new life
The former Young People's Laureate for London on how literature, poetry and theatre can change young people's lives
'Heathers' may be 30 years old, but it’s the musical we need right now
The film is about to get the musical treatment – but just what about is it about this high school horror that has made it so enduringly popular?