Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39
The late Christopher Magarshack ran the Well Walk Pottery since the 1950s, creating beautiful ceramics and passing on his love of clay. As his quirky corner shop returns to life ceramicist Matilda Moreton looks back fondly on learning to throw her first pot.
Paapa Essiedu won the 2016 Ian Charleson Award for his performance in Hamlet. Set in modern day state influenced by Ghana, the acclaimed RSC production is revived at the Hackney Empire. How does it feel to be back playing Shakespeare’s Dane?
Sheldon Harnick is best known for penning the lyrics to Fiddler on the Roof, but the 93-year-old collaborated with composer Jerry Bock on another Broadway musical about a Jewish family with five offspring
It was thanks to the Nazis that a statue to Sigmund Freud ended up in Swiss Cottage. Now a group of supporters, including the family of sculptor Oscar Nemon, are casting a copy for the Austrian capital