David Threlfall

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Seeing double: two visions of the Enfield poltergeist visit English theatres
The 1970s case that sparked headlines about supernatural activity has inspired a pair of stage productions. How does a fringe show compete with a starry West End behemoth?

Martin Belam

13, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Dodger: the Oliver Twist prequel that’s scary, starry and totally irresistible TV
This Dickens spin-off claps along like The Goonies and is so ace it’s been promoted from CBBC to BBC One. No wonder Christopher Eccleston and Julian Barratt were lining up to star

Stuart Heritage

05, Apr, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Faith Healer review – Friel's spellbinder captures theatre's magic
Michael Sheen, Indira Varma and David Threlfall are a superb trinity for Brian Friel’s powerful monologues

Chris Wiegand

20, Sep, 2020 @9:46 AM

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Michael Sheen returns to stage in live-streamed Faith Healer
Brian Friel drama promises ‘emotional thwack’, with star joining David Threlfall and Indira Varma at the Old Vic

Chris Wiegand

02, Sep, 2020 @12:46 PM

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Quarantine Players: stars and theatre fans unite to perform Shakespeare solos
The Guardian and Shakespeare’s Globe present three new versions of speeches from the Bard’s plays, performed by professional actors and theatre lovers around the world

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

23, Apr, 2020 @11:24 AM

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'Can we do this without breaking the law?' Inside the first lockdown TV drama
ITV’s Isolation Stories stars Sheridan Smith and Eddie Marsan, is shot by their family members and was directed via Zoom. Is this the future of TV drama under coronavirus?

Mark Lawson

23, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Beckett Triple Bill review – ticklish satire and quiet melancholy
David Threlfall, James Hayes, Niall Buggy and Lisa Dwan star in Trevor Nunn’s atmospheric productions of Krapp’s Last Tape, Eh Joe and The Old Tune

Arifa Akbar

19, Jan, 2020 @12:29 PM

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Waiting for … the reunion of two theatre greats in Beckett triple bill
Director Trevor Nunn revives The Old Tune and casts Shameless star in a plum role

Vanessa Thorpe

07, Dec, 2019 @6:07 PM

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Troy: Fall of a City recap – series one, episode one: Black Blood
Homer’s epic of cruel gods, vanished wives and the destructive power of love gets a fresh take that promises an entertaining eight weeks

Sarah Hughes

17, Feb, 2018 @10:00 PM

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Don Quixote review – from Shameless to chivalrous
David Threlfall makes a gallant knight in James Fenton’s mighty adaptation, and the bunfights are terrific

Kate Kellaway

13, Mar, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Don Quixote review – David Threlfall rides high as Cervantes's ingenious gent
In the RSC’s affectionate adaptation of the epic novel, the shaggy Threlfall is accompanied by Rufus Hound as a perfect Sancho Panza

Michael Billington

04, Mar, 2016 @12:17 PM

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The Guardian's Shakespeare Solos series continues with six new films
Joanna Lumley plays Viola, David Threlfall is Prospero and Daniel Mays sees a dagger before him in our latest set of videos to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death

Chris Wiegand

29, Feb, 2016 @6:00 AM

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