• Angela Lansbury received a standing ovation at the 2015 Oliviers
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    Oliviers: 23 priceless quotes and 8 more-than-words moments from the Royal Opera House

Oliviers: 23 priceless quotes and 8 more-than-words moments from the Royal Opera House

This afternoon I caught up with the ITV highlights programme of last night’s Olivier Awards. While quite entertaining, it’s no surprise that the telecast missed out a lot of good stuff – sometimes right in the middle of a quote. (Ahem, see Kevin Spacey, oh what’s his name… Matthew Warchus.) The TV version was […]

  • Hattie Morahan in The Changeling at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe, London
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    My theatre diary: Dramas Taken at Midnight, The Changeling, Out of the Cage and The Separation

My theatre diary: Dramas Taken at Midnight, The Changeling, Out of the Cage and The Separation

The infinite variety of theatre in London means you can be laughing at the theatre one night, crying the next night. Or, when it’s really powerful, alternating between both on the same night. In my companion Theatre Diary piece, I shared some of the comedies I’ve enjoyed recently. Now I turn to the top-notch […]

20 awe-inspiring quotes from Taken at Midnight

If you follow me on Twitter, you know I’m a sucker for memorable #quotes. I think that’s one of the reasons I adore theatre so much: great dialogue. Whenever I see a show – first night, last night, press night, whenever – I always have my pen and notebook at the ready. That’s not to […]