Tracy-Ann Oberman

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The Merchant of Venice 1936 review – Shylock takes on Oswald Mosley’s Blackshirts
A striking, slick adaptation of Shakespeare’s problematic play sees Tracy-Ann Oberman play a Jewish matriarch up against the fascists of 1930s London

Arifa Akbar

02, Mar, 2023 @10:00 PM

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Tracy-Ann Oberman looks back: ‘I’m thinking, What’s this? I want to be a princess!’
The actor and campaigner recreates an early moment dressed as a cowboy and recalls growing up with tough matriarchs

Harriet Gibsone

25, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Is it antisemitic? Yes’: how Jewish actors and directors tackle The Merchant of Venice
Tracy-Ann Oberman’s Shylock, who has been relocated to 1930s Britain, is inspired by her tough great grandma – while Henry Goodman felt shame after losing himself in Shakespeare’s most notorious character

David Jays

22, Feb, 2023 @5:28 PM

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Noises Off review – Frayn’s exquisite farce-within-a-farce finds new humanity
Felicity Kendal, Tracy-Ann Oberman and especially Joseph Millson are comic gifts in this 40th anniversary version that fits our times almost too well

Miriam Gillinson

29, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Jews. In Their Own Words review – appalling revelations in a gallop through centuries of bigotry
Jonathan Freedland has turned 180,000 words drawn from interviews into a potent verbatim play about antisemitism and the blindspots of liberal institutions. The results feel urgent – but is its remit simply too large?

Arifa Akbar

28, Sep, 2022 @10:59 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2022: episode five – as it happened
Marble loaf cakes and making celebrities in biscuit form were Tuesday’s challenges for a cast including Mawaan Rizwan, Ellie Goulding, Tracy-Ann Oberman and presenter Sophie Morgan. But did any of them know their way around an oven?

Scott Bryan and Michael Chakraverty

19, Apr, 2022 @8:15 PM

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Punched: Sadie Frost appears in ‘no frills’ drama exploring domestic abuse
Tracy-Ann Oberman, Donna Air and Annie Lennox will perform in the one-off fundraising West End drama

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Nov, 2021 @3:10 PM

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John Simm meets Tracy-Ann Oberman: 'Without the audience, we’re just shouting in a room'
The actors and old friends talk about how theatre beats TV, the terror of standup – and the joys of making Yoko Ono crack up

Chris Wiegand

09, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Radio play goes behind the scenes of 1967 dinner that challenged America
All-star cast to recreate making of the Sidney Poitier mixed-race marriage drama Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Vanessa Thorpe

29, Nov, 2020 @9:45 AM

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Rachel Riley and Tracy-Ann Oberman drop libel claim over retweet
Lawyer Jane Heybroek says it cost her over £80,000 in legal bills

Jim Waterson Media editor

29, Jul, 2020 @6:58 PM

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Stage struck: Tom Stoppard, Cush Jumbo, Brian Cox and more on the magic of theatre
To mark World Theatre Day, leading playwrights, actors and directors share some of their favourite moments

Chris Wiegand

27, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Mother of Him review – unflinching crime drama with Tracy-Ann Oberman
Oberman stars as the mother of a teenage rapist in this revival of Evan Placey’s rich exploration of family conflict

Arifa Akbar

25, Sep, 2019 @2:00 PM

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