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HighTide's Steven Atkinson: 'The audience always comes first'

As he prepares to step down he talks to Curtain Call about the 2018 festival and plans for the future

Steven Atkinson is in reflective mood. After 12 years at the helm of HighTide, the new writing...

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10 of the best: Reasons we love working in theatre

Sometimes it's important to remind yourself of the great things about working in theatre. Here are a few of them

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Blog: Radical productions are breathing new life into classic plays

Recent adaptations including Julie, Yerma and Oresteia  have brought our dramatic canon bang up to date

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Blog: Why I love shooting backstage

Curtain Call founder and photographer Matt Humphrey talks about his experience of shooting backstage and our recent NT Live partnership

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Guest Blog: Open letter to drama school graduates

Actress Arghierenia Kyrimi gives her advice to new drama school graduates, including how to find work and how to stay focused

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Guest Blog: Coming to terms with my niche form of stage fright

In the latest of our guest blog pieces, actress and writer Izzie Price reveals how she came to terms with a very particular kind of anxiety

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Ian McKellen: A life on stage

We round up some of Sir Ian McKellen's many landmark stage performances, following his legendary exploits in the West End this week

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Add your Edinburgh Fringe show to Curtain Call

How to add your profile to the Curtain Call network and help promote your Edinburgh show in three easy steps

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Ian McKellen wows audience after Lear leg injury

The veteran actor staged an impromptu Q&A session when a performance of King Lear was cancelled

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Tallulah Brown: 'Songlines takes us back to our roots'

As the Edinburgh Fringe opens, we talk to the multi-talented writer of Songlines, a new play featuring music by her band Trills

The concept of 'gig theatre', or plays with songs, has been rising...

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