Judi Dench

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The best theatre to stream this month: Heathers, Alvin Ailey and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Panti Bliss’s drag journey, Athol Fugard’s ballroom dreamers and Alain Platel’s nightmarish dance-theatre

Chris Wiegand

01, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Finally getting the measure of the north | Brief letters
Brief letters: Blackpool Tower | Llythyr yn Gymraeg | Panto, anyone? | Take a bough | Mansplaining mansplaining

13, Feb, 2023 @6:06 PM

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‘We fetishised being young – it’s just stupid!’: Judi Dench and Richard Eyre on ageing, Covid and saving the NHS
Shot in 2021, a film of Allelujah, Alan Bennett’s 2018 play set on a geriatric ward, is released next month. How relevant does it remain? Its stars, including Jennifer Saunders and Bally Gill, share their thoughts during production – and more than a year later

Catherine Shoard

10, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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A razzle-dazzle rector, theatrical cats and Christmas cards from Judi Dench: inside the Actors’ church
The Rev Simon Grigg, a former stage director, welcomes our writer to St Paul’s in Covent Garden, where the stars worship

David Jays

10, Jan, 2023 @5:09 PM

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Dame Judi Dench and Sharleen Spiteri delight hotel guests with Abba’s Waterloo
Oscar-winning actor accompanied Texas lead singer during impromptu Hogmanay performance

Jane Clinton

01, Jan, 2023 @6:10 PM

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Die Another Day at 20: is the reviled Bond movie worth a second look?
The 20th film was ripe for ridicule – from Madonna’s awkward theme song to an invisible car – but it’s a smarter film than many think

Francesca Carington

22, Nov, 2022 @7:06 AM

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Judi Dench wins royal rumble as Netflix labels The Crown ‘fictional dramatisation’
Trailer now comes with disclaimer after the actor accused the show of sacrificing accuracy for ‘crude sensationalism’

Sammy Gecsoyler

21, Oct, 2022 @12:13 PM

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Netflix’s The Crown ‘cruelly unjust’ for leaving off accuracy disclaimer, says Judi Dench
The actor is accusing programme-makers of blurring the lines between historical accuracy and crude sensationalism, thereby damaging the monarchy

Sammy Gecsoyler

20, Oct, 2022 @3:24 PM

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Allelujah review – sweet but slight Alan Bennett hospital drama
A-listers are tended to by formidable nurse Jennifer Saunders in Richard Eyre’s adaptation of the 2018 play about a struggling geriatric hospital

Peter Bradshaw

10, Sep, 2022 @6:17 PM

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Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends review – a glorious all-star memorial service
Judi Dench, Rob Brydon, Imelda Staunton and Bernadette Peters joined the cast for this superb tribute to a genius

Mark Lawson

04, May, 2022 @1:23 PM

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Why Belfast should win the best picture Oscar
Accusations of sentimentality aimed at Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical film are wide of the mark – it is first and foremost about the tragedy of migration forced by political strife

Claire Armitstead

21, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Belfast review – Branagh’s chocolate box vision of his childhood
Kenneth Branagh’s monochrome film of growing up in 60s Northern Ireland offers nostalgia but avoids getting to grips with the Troubles

Simran Hans

22, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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