Rachael Stirling

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Guy Garvey: ‘Diana Rigg was so brave – and she was a hoot. Camparis at three every day’
Elbow’s frontman on his mother-in-law’s death, the upside of therapy – and finally learning to love sushi

Tim Adams

16, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch online
From live streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

08, Jun, 2021 @7:34 AM

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Love in the Lockdown review – a virtual romance drawn with emotional subtlety
This moreish serial drama finds new terrain with excellent performances from Rachael Stirling and Alec Newman

Arifa Akbar

28, Apr, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Detectorists: a sitcom about amateur archaeologists that's a bonafide heartwarming joy
Each short episode of this charming series about a bumbling small-town metal-detecting club is a perfectly calibrated good mood

Adam Fleet

27, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Diana Rigg remembered by Mark Gatiss
The actor-writer, who wrote an episode of Doctor Who for Rigg, recalls the joy of seeing her flit effortlessly between serious drama and pure camp

Mark Gatiss

13, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Life review – hopes and heartaches behind closed doors
Mike Bartlett’s latest drama, set in the same world as his smash-hit Doctor Foster, is a smart exploration of the human condition, with just the right amount of sentimentality

Ellen E Jones

29, Sep, 2020 @9:00 PM

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Dame Diana Rigg obituary | Michael Coveney
Actor who shot to TV stardom in the 1960s as Emma Peel in The Avengers and found new fans as the ruthless Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones

Michael Coveney

10, Sep, 2020 @5:18 PM

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Diana Rigg, Avengers and Game of Thrones star, dies aged 82
Actor who played Emma Peel in hit spy series and James Bond’s only wife was diagnosed with cancer in March

Hannah J Davies

10, Sep, 2020 @1:39 PM

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On my radar: Guy Garvey's cultural highlights
The Elbow singer on TV monsters, a ballet version of Peter and the Wolf on YouTube, and Seamus Heaney on sofas

Jude Rogers

19, Apr, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Love, Love, Love review – baby boomers v generation austerity
Mike Bartlett’s brilliant play follows a couple trying, and failing, to keep family together

Arifa Akbar

12, Mar, 2020 @12:55 PM

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Guy Garvey: ‘I’ve gone back to playing Lego fanatically’
The musician, 45, tells Rich Pelley about his five sisters and two-year-old son, streakers on stage, worrying about songwriting and earning accolades from Paul McCartney

Rich Pelley

30, Nov, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Plenty review – David Hare's epic of despair has a Brexit echo
Rachael Stirling is excellent in Kate Hewitt’s invigorating production of a play about individual and national unease

Michael Billington

14, Jun, 2019 @11:46 AM

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