Arts feature

Converted to the Master

15 July 2009 12:00 am

Michael Henderson has been to 100 operas by Wagner. He wasn’t always an admirer of the music

‘A sticky, sweaty play’

8 July 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Ruth Wilson about her role as Stella in the Donmar’s Streetcar

A curate’s cornucopia

1 July 2009 12:00 am

Was television in Seventies Britain that good? Is today’s better? James Walton investigates

Dangerous territory

24 June 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Janis Kelly about her role in Rufus Wainwright’s first opera, Prima Donna

Frenetic attack

17 June 2009 12:00 am

Tate Modern, until 20 September

Dispatch from Venice

10 June 2009 12:00 am

Roderick Conway Morris on how the city is trying new ways to overcome its economic crisis

The dark side of Tinseltown

3 June 2009 12:00 am

Peter Hoskin marks the 50th anniversary of the death of George Reeves, TV’s original Superman

When poem meets image

27 May 2009 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth talks to Douglas Dunn and Norman Ackroyd about their latest collaboration

Capturing a moment

20 May 2009 12:00 am

Stephen Pettitt on how Sir Roger Norrington and others started the debate about ‘authenticity’

All hands on deck at Westminster

13 May 2009 12:00 am

Dan Jones on how the Armada tapestries, destroyed by fire, are being recreated

Alone in the wilderness

6 May 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin finds out what it is that draws actors to the gruelling one-man show

How we laughed

29 April 2009 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans charts the death of political satire and looks to where comedy is heading next

Playing Bach to hippopotamuses

22 April 2009 12:00 am

Michael Bullivant tells Petroc Trelawny how he became Bulawayo’s chief musical impresario

‘A pleasant academical retreat’

15 April 2009 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans wanders round Inner Temple and discovers another world in the tangle of squares

Dido’s life on camera

7 April 2009 12:00 am

Katie Mitchell explains to Henrietta Bredin how she is creating a parallel film world with Purcell’s opera

Power of the pencil

25 March 2009 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth talks to Paula Rego about the new museum dedicated to her and the politics behind her work

‘I have no idea what’s going on’

18 March 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Jonathan Pryce about the difficulties he found with Athol Fugard’s Dimetos

‘Keep the spark’

11 March 2009 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans visits the NoFit State Circus in Wales and watches an unusual rehearsal

Chaotic centre of culture

4 March 2009 12:00 am

It’s 20 years since the Berlin Wall came down. William Cook on the city’s changing face

‘The family didn’t approve of acting’

25 February 2009 12:00 am

Mary Wakefield meets Niamh Cusack and finds an actress full of contradictions

Revealing the physicist’s soul

18 February 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to the baritone Gerald Finley about how he portrays ‘the destroyer of worlds’

‘Basically, I’m a spineless wimp’

4 February 2009 12:00 am

Steven Berkoff admits to Lloyd Evans that, despite his reputation, he’s not tough at all

‘It’s less risky to take risks’

28 January 2009 12:00 am

A new arts centre with no public subsidy? Henrietta Bredin talks to its founder Peter Millican

An emotional journey

21 January 2009 12:00 am

Director Lindsay Posner finds something primal and truly disturbing in Arthur Miller’s play

Giving life to characters

14 January 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Ian McDiarmid about turning a novel set in Scotland into a play