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5 life hacks from skateboarding we could all use

Being freelance is difficult – it takes perseverance, creativity, self belief and innovation. So does skateboarding, so let's learn from it.

Over the last 4 years of growing our startup Curtain...
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You are never too old to make it

They say 'out with the old, and in with the new'. They say 'an old dog can't learn new tricks'. But I beg to differ. This industry is a marathon, not a race.

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Blog: Why I love tech week

Tech week can be a notoriously tricky time for theatre productions. But actor Alistair Cope argues it should be savoured

Tech week gets a bad rep. There, I said it. Sure, it can be long hours,...

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Q&A: Puppet company Smoking Apples on Flux

'It's about an everyday person who just happens to be a genius'

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Book extract: Why the writer-producer relationship is crucial

This exclusive extract from the acclaimed new book Being a Playwright explores one of the most central working relationships in theatre

The relationship between a writer and producer is a crucial...

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Interview: Sally Woodcock on bringing Journey's End to Flanders

The director on taking the classic First World War drama back to the battlefields

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National's smart caption glasses a leap forward for accessibility

There is huge potential for the National's new glasses, which were launched this week

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National Theatre announces new productions for 2019

Highlights of the National Theatre's new season include plays by Lenny Henry, Caryl Churchill and Inua Ellams, as well as Cate Blanchett's NT debut

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Anton Ego: 'A great artist can come from anywhere'

The critic from Ratatouille delivers a knock-out speech at the end of the film that is always worth revisiting

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