Toby Jones on how theatre is being used in Malawi to help stop the spread of Aids
Laura Gascoigne follows in the footsteps of the 18th-century Grand Tourist
Tom Hollander’s first meeting with a theatrical agent didn’t turn out quite how he expected
James MacMillan explains why he hates the assumption that he is a liberal left-winger
‘Mr Hallé’s Band’ began giving concerts 150 years ago. Michael Kennedy on the great orchestra
Lloyd Evans believes that Wilde’s comedy is the best play ever written. The Importance of Being Earnest with Penelope Keith is at the Vaudeville Theatre from 22 January.
Mary Wakefield talks to Eileen Atkins about acting as an out-of-body experience. Eileen Atkins opens in The Sea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 23 January.
Andrew Lambirth urges those who think they don’t like this artist to go and see this show