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A Statement from London’s Southbank and Bankside Cultural Organisations

National Theatre building viewed from the West

Obsession: an interview with Ivo van Hove

by Matt Trueman

Ivo van Hove, Halina Reijn and Jude Law in rehearsal for Obsession

Nine questions for director Sean Mathias

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart NT Live camera rehearsals for No Man's Land

Bernard Shaw: 10 best one-liners

Fisayo Akinade and Gemma Arterton in the Donmar Warehouse's production of Saint Joan

Ten questions for... Jamie Beddard

Jamie Beddard and Rebecca Brewer.

Early Chekhov

by Rosamund Bartlett

Chekhov with family, 1874 (Anton Chekhov is standing second from left); photo taken in the Chekhov museum in Badenweiler

15 facts about the Young Chekhov set

The company and set of Platonov, part of the Young Chekhov trilogy.

Terence Rattigan the outcast

Published 4 May 2016

Sir Terence Rattigan in his suite at Claridges Hotel London

The Suicide: the comedy that took 40 years to stage

Published 4 April 2016

The Suicide Javone Prince in rehearsal

Five of the best... Sarah Kane plays

Michelle Terry and Graham Butler as Grace and Graham