Arts feature

‘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

Dates for your diary

29 December 2008 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth looks forward to some great exhibitions in the year ahead

A bucolic paradise

12 December 2008 12:00 am

Ronald Blythe examines William Blake’s influence on the work of the 19th-century artist Samuel Palmer

Music and emotion

10 December 2008 12:00 am

Damian Thompson says we can learn a lot about Beethoven if we look beyond the symphonies

Poles apart

3 December 2008 12:00 am

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations
Dulwich Picture Gallery, until 15 February 2009 Cartoons & Coronets: The Genius of Osbert Lancaster
The Wallace Collection, until 11 January 2009

Out of the ordinary

26 November 2008 12:00 am

Carolyn Bartholomew talks to Tilda Swinton, an actor who has made a career out of being unconventional

Mystery of the missing tapes

19 November 2008 12:00 am

Selina Mills on how some newly discovered tapes give us a glimpse into the life of Agatha Christie

Putting criminals on stage

12 November 2008 12:00 am

Danny Kruger explains how his theatre company helps offenders to go straight

How Boris got under his skin

5 November 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Edward Gardner, English National Opera’s music director

Playing a public enemy

29 October 2008 12:00 am

Toby Jones, Karl Rove in the film W, explains his character’s relationship with President Bush

Worshipping a golden calf

22 October 2008 12:00 am

Martin Gayford considers whether we are in the final, pre-popping stages of an art bubble

A man apart

15 October 2008 12:00 am

The great days of cinema are not over: they live on in Terence Davies, writes Peter Hoskin

An insidious form of censorship

8 October 2008 12:00 am

Dominic Cooke on why we must guard against a self-perpetuating climate of fear and timidity

A power to enthral

1 October 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin on how book illustrations can bring the narrative to life

Ayckbourn’s unflinching gaze

24 September 2008 12:00 am

Veronica Lee profiles the playwright as the Old Vic revives his best-known work

Poetry in motion

17 September 2008 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Peter Manning about taking risks and creating opportunities

‘Booming, beaming waves of noise’

10 September 2008 12:00 am

Igor Toronyi-Lalic looks back to the early 20th century when organs were in their heyday