John Lithgow

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Blow Out at 40: Brian De Palma’s ingenious thriller remains his greatest
The auteur’s dazzling 1981 masterpiece sees a never-better John Travolta find himself caught in a dangerous murder plot

Scott Tobias

24, Jul, 2021 @6:28 AM

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John Lithgow: 'Trump keeps on surviving. Karma never quite wins'
The actor on playing Churchill, almost becoming Frasier Crane, and writing satirical poems about the US president

Tim Lewis

01, Nov, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Bombshell review – redacted notes on a scandal
A retelling of the Fox News sexual harassment case avoids inconvenient political truths

Simran Hans

18, Jan, 2020 @3:00 PM

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'I don't think he'd get the jokes': why is John Lithgow writing poetry about Donald Trump?
The actor is the latest to publish a book poking fun at the president. He reveals why he put pen to paper – plus a round up of the best of the rest

Stuart Heritage

24, Dec, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Oxymoron alert as German economic slowdown accelerates | Brief letters
Brief letters: Oxymoron corner | Front-page news | Charity shop ethics | Churchill’s imitators | Clare in the Community

Letters

25, Sep, 2019 @5:07 PM

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Bombshell: first trailer for star-studded Fox News drama released
Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie aim for Oscars in the retelling of how Roger Ailes was brought down

Guardian staff

21, Aug, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Hillary and Clinton review – Laurie Metcalf on winning form in solid drama
The Tony award winner dominates as the politician in a 2008-set work of speculative stage drama with John Lithgow as her supportive husband

Alexis Soloski

19, Apr, 2019 @1:07 PM

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Late Night review – Emma Thompson quips through so-so comedy
The actor stars as a temperamental talkshow host facing extinction and a script, written by star Mindy Kaling, that can’t quite keep up with her

Benjamin Lee

26, Jan, 2019 @3:51 PM

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The Clintons, Tootsie and Beetlejuice: what to expect on Broadway in 2019
The stage will see a host of star names over the next 12 months as well as yet more movie musicals and a much-anticipated drama about the Clintons

Alexis Soloski

03, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow to play the Clintons on Broadway
Pair will play the couple during the 2008 primaries in Hillary and Clinton with the character of Obama referred to as ‘The Other Guy’

Benjamin Lee

04, Oct, 2018 @4:38 PM

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John Lithgow show prompts surge in demand for out-of-print anthology
In Stories By Heart, the actor reads from 1939 volume edited by W Somerset Maugham, which has set off a spike in demand from online shoppers

Alison Flood

18, Jan, 2018 @2:00 PM

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John Lithgow: Stories by Heart review – star presence can't save humdrum one-man show
An updated version of the star’s stage performance of both personal tales and published short stories is a disappointingly ordinary experience

Alexis Soloski

12, Jan, 2018 @2:00 AM

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