Mobile switch-off: My role in the Theatre Charter movement

Have you lost count how many times a mobile has gone off when you’re at the theatre? I have. And I marvel at the timing. Doesn’t it always seem to be at a quiet, crucial moment of performance?

In truth, what’s started to annoy me even more than mobiles ringing – it is possible accidentally […]

Tony trivia: Twelfth Night is officially a history play

Twelfth Night is generally classified as one of Shakespeare’s comedies, but last week it officially became a history play as well, after its phenomenal haul in this year’s Tony Awards nominations.

Mark Rylance is already something of a Tony legend. He has won Best Actor twice for two other London transfers –1960s farce Boeing-Boeing in […]