Barbican Centre appoints Arts Centre Melbourne’s Claire Spencer as inaugural CEO
After more than seven years at Arts Centre Melbourne, Spencer is leaving to run the largest performing arts centre in…
Axing Neighbours will be a screen industry blow
The under-threat show has been a vital training ground for screen artists over its 37 years, writes Philippa Burne.
Why outdoor theatre must continue post-pandemic
Exterior spaces re-shape storytelling itself, argues UK playwright and academic Steve Waters.
Gender inequality at UK’s Royal Opera
A new study by Caitlin Vincent, Amanda Coles and Jordan Beth Vincent investigates women’s representation at one of the world’s…
How an Australian company toured Europe mid-pandemic (plus Tubular Bells!)
Yaron Lifschitz reflects on the challenges of mounting three new works in Europe while half of Australia was in lockdown.
The Long Call by Ann Cleeves
Cleeves certainly knows how to construct a captivating, intricate plot with lots of unexpected turns.
Review: Doppelgangster's Cold War, Prague Fringe Festival
It’s easy to let the trajectory of the aural-optical assault wash over you, but blink and you’ll miss it all.
Pregnancy gives a creative boost
Far from being a career killer, pregnancy can generate a creative rush. Growing a baby can be an artist's most…
UK’s most popular contemporary artists
Which contemporary British artists are the most searched? Banksy or Yoko? How did the YBAs stack up? The results will…
The double life of William Shakespeare: playwright and scammer
Shady facts of William Shakespeare’s wealth generation have come to light.