Imelda Staunton

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Where to start with Stephen Sondheim: 10 of the best from the maestro
Discover the musical theatre titan through the life-changing cast album of Company, Imelda Staunton’s phenomenal turn in Gypsy, starry birthday concerts and his essential book on lyric writing

Michael Billington

29, Nov, 2021 @9:00 PM

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First image revealed of Imelda Staunton as the Queen in The Crown
Actor best known for Vera Drake takes over from Olivia Colman for fifth series about the UK royal family

Georgina Quach

30, Jul, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Emma Barnett and Naga Munchetty: how were the new Woman's Hour and 5 live hosts?
The two went head-to-head as Barnett moved from Radio 5 to Woman’s Hour with Munchetty replacing her – but it surely won’t be long before they share a studio on a revamped Today

Mark Lawson

04, Jan, 2021 @4:16 PM

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Playing Sandwiches and Lady of Letters review – Alan Bennett's quiet shockers
There are devastating moments and fine performances by Imelda Staunton and Lucian Msamati in this pair of Talking Heads

Arifa Akbar

30, Sep, 2020 @12:14 PM

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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

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Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads review – still a masterclass in storytelling
Thirty-two years on, Bennett’s TV monologues have lost none of their impact – as Imelda Staunton’s menacing take on Patricia Routledge’s poison-pen shocker shows

Lucy Mangan

23, Jun, 2020 @9:10 PM

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Jodie Comer to star in new BBC production of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads
The series has already begun filming at Elstree, following distancing guidelines, and will feature 10 of the original monologues as well as two new ones written by Bennett

Toby Moses

28, Apr, 2020 @8:51 AM

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The week in TV: Flesh and Blood; Endeavour; Hunters; Home
ITV gets dramatic thrills from a toxic Imelda Staunton and a compelling Endeavour denouement

Euan Ferguson

01, Mar, 2020 @5:30 AM

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The anti-scrunch movement: should noisy snacks be banned from the theatre?
Imelda Staunton has complained about noisy, food-obsessed theatregoers. But doesn’t raucous snacking date back to Shakespearean times?

18, Feb, 2020 @4:17 PM

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The Crown will end after season five, with Imelda Staunton as Queen
Creator Peter Morgan reveals fifth season will be the last of the Netflix drama

Caroline Davies

31, Jan, 2020 @3:06 PM

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Downton Abbey review – ridiculous, vanilla-flavoured fun | peter bradshaw's film of the week
Imelda Staunton joins Maggie Smith and co in this standalone film that feels like an intensely glucose Christmas special

Peter Bradshaw

09, Sep, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Tricycle theatre has a bright future as the Kiln | Letter
Letter: As the theatre reopens this week, Jim Carter and Imelda Staunton urge ‘everyone who professes to have loved the Tricycle’ to support its new name and its artistic director


04, Sep, 2018 @4:30 PM

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