Q&A photos and video: What would the late Michel Legrand think of this chamber version of his musical Amour?
I'm in love with love... or more precisely with Amour, as in the lushly romantic Michel Legrand musical fantasy now receiving its UK professional premiere at Charing Cross Theatre.
Q&A video and photos: Why is the Coronet the perfect home for The Glass Piano court tale?
Visits to the Coronet Theatre, until last week known as The Print Room at the Coronet, make me miss the days when I lived in Notting Hill (or rather, near enough, Ladbroke Grove).
Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem Q&A video and photos: How to turn traumatic family history into life-affirming drama
Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week next week, Rachel Tookey's award-winning new play Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem receives its full-length premiere this week at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
The Reality Q&A video and photos: What’s the state of new Spanish playwriting?
The Cervantes Theatre's headlines its third New Spanish Playwriting season with the full UK and English-language premiere of Denise Despeyroux's one-woman show The Reality, which had a dramatised reading at the theatre last year.
Heroes Q&A video and photos: Raise your hand if you think David Bowie fandom transcends generations
Are you a David Bowie fan? What first turned you on? Was it seeing his Top of the Pops debut as Ziggy Stardust? Was it your parents taking you to your first Bowie concert when you were still a baby? Was it memorising the album liner notes in your bedroom?
Panel on the RSC’s gender-flipped Taming of the Shrew: Kate & Petruchio in the age of #MeToo
I had a fabulous time last week in Stratford-upon-Avon seeing Justin Audibert’s new re-gendered production of Shakespeare’s early “battle of the sexes” comedy The Taming of the Shrew (1591), set in a parallel Elizabethan universe where women are in charge.
Q&A video and photos: How is Donald Trump responsible for Other People’s Money?
I've spent quite a lot of my Easter weekend thinking about Donald Trump. As a thankful respite from trying to read the 448 pages of the Mueller Report, it was for positive reasons on Good Friday night at Southwark Playhouse.
Intra Muros Q&A video and photos: What is the point of theatre? How do actors marry up their dual lives?
What does theatre mean to you? How do actors marry up the dual emotional demands of their chosen profession? How many 'characters' or versions of ourselves to the rest of us play in our own lives?
Q&A video and photos: Overturning the ‘white saviour’ narrative with the Cry Havoc company
How lucky am I? Last night I got to spend a second night in a row with lovely Olivier Awards nominee Marc Antolin, now starring in new play Cry Havoc at the Park Theatre.
Tony’s Last Tape Q&A video and photos: What would Tony Benn have thought of Brexit, Corbyn & this play about him?
This past Wednesday (3 April 2019) would have been Tony Benn's 94th birthday. Great celebratory timing for the return of Tony's Last Tape, the one-man play celebrating the Labour firebrand, who died in 2014.