David Hare

Article image
The week in TV: The Shrink Next Door; Inside the Care Crisis With Ed Balls; Beat the Devil; The Tower
A conniving shrink takes over his patient’s life as Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd reunite; Ed Balls gets to grips with elderly care; and Ralph Fiennes fumes in the David Hare play the BBC didn’t want

Barbara Ellen

14, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

Article image
David Hare furious at BBC after it rejects his Covid play, starring Ralph Fiennes
Playwright, who was gravely ill with the virus, says it’s ‘nonsense’ that viewers don’t want a pandemic drama

Dalya Alberge

24, Oct, 2021 @8:30 AM

Article image
David Hare: Covid-hit UK theatre needs a John Osborne-inspired revolution
Playwright mulls mass appeal of Osborne, who is being honoured with an English Heritage blue plaque

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

08, May, 2021 @6:01 AM

Article image
David Hare pens furious poem about Boris Johnson’s handling of pandemic
Exasperated satirical poem pours scorn on PM described as ‘dogmeat wrapped in the union flag’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

19, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

Article image
The week in TV: Roadkill; DNA; The Same Sky; Out of Her Mind and more
David Hare’s political thriller had too many implausibilities to be truly enjoyable

Euan Ferguson

25, Oct, 2020 @9:30 AM

Article image
Roadkill review – greed and corruption at the heart of the government
Although it is set in a world not led by Brexit or the pandemic, David Hare’s four-parter is a reminder – as if we needed one – that political ambition is rarely pure

Lucy Mangan

18, Oct, 2020 @9:00 PM

Article image
TV tonight: Hugh Laurie's scandalous MP takes on the press
David Hare pens this new drama starring Laurie as a rising politician courting disaster. Plus: The Twelve begins. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Phil Harrison, Ellen E Jones, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

18, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

Article image
On my radar: Indira Varma's cultural highlights
The actor on Tove Jansson’s adult fiction and eclectic French radio

Killian Fox

12, Sep, 2020 @2:00 PM

Article image
The week in theatre: Beat the Devil; Sleepless: A Musical Romance – review
David Hare’s explosive, first-hand coronavirus monologue hits every target

Susannah Clapp

06, Sep, 2020 @9:30 AM

Article image
Parks, pubs and pitches: where to watch UK theatre in September
Shakespeare at a cricket ground, a festival in a bombed-out church and park-bench drama – plus more socially distanced shows to enjoy this month

Chris Wiegand

01, Sep, 2020 @11:28 AM

Article image
Beat the Devil review – righteous rage of David Hare's corona nightmare
In the return of live indoor theatre, Ralph Fiennes delivers the playwright’s fury at the government’s response to the virus – and his despair when he catches it himself

Arifa Akbar

30, Aug, 2020 @11:44 AM

Article image
David Hare to make his experience of Covid-19 subject of new play
Monologue starring Ralph Fiennes to be part of Bridge theatre’s reopening schedule

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Aug, 2020 @1:21 PM

1 / 26 pages