INTERVIEW: MICHAEL WALLING The artistic director of Border Crossings theatre company talks to Suman Bhuchar about their latest show, Consumed (touring), which features a story about Tong Zheng, who returns to Shanghai with money on his mind after spending 20 years in the USA. But the China he finds is very different from the one he left behind.
DIRECTOR’S TALK: ROXANA SILBERT The director of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s A Life of Galileo in conversation with journalist Paul Allen. They talk about what Galileo means to Roxana, who comes from a family of physicists, about working with Mark Ravenhill, who provided the new translation of Brecht’s play, and about how Brecht’s Galileo relates to the real Galileo. A Life of Galileo is playing as part of The World Elsewhere, a season of three plays exploring what was going on in the rest of the world during Shakespeare’s lifetime.