Back To The Future

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Back for another bite: why classic 70s and 80s screen classics are new stars of the stage
The boat in Jaws, the flashy car in Back to the Future, and the kitchen in The Good Life: it seems we all want to recapture those moments – but in the theatre

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

25, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Back to the Future: The Musical review – the car’s the star
This is a splashy theatre-film mashup, with gravity-defying effects, cute quirks and offbeat gags

Arifa Akbar

13, Sep, 2021 @10:59 PM

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‘Up yours, Covid!’ Roger Bart on playing ‘Doc’ Emmett Brown
Fire up the DeLorean! The Desperate Housewives actor is playing the time-travelling scientist in the Back to the Future musical – now he can finally sing in Christopher Lloyd’s accent

Ryan Gilbey

13, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean review – how years of lies felled an automotive giant
Netflix’s docuseries delves into how the king of the gull-winged car deceived his way to the top – then got arrested for a multimillion-dollar cocaine trafficking plot

Lucy Mangan

30, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘There’s nothing like it!’ Musical stars return to storm the stage
Performers from the hits Hamilton, Pretty Woman and Back to the Future consider theatre’s comeback and the shows they can’t wait to see

Interviews by Chris Wiegand

25, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Wife No 5 is the last’: Back to the Future’s Christopher Lloyd on love and life
In 1984, Lloyd was playing a Klingon in Star Trek; today he’s William Shatner’s friend in the romcom Senior Moment. Soon, he will be King Lear. Is there a logic to his apparently chaotic career?

Toby Moses

22, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Michael J Fox: ‘Every step now is a frigging math problem, so I take it slow’
After living with Parkinson’s for 30 years, the actor still counts himself a lucky man. He reflects on what his diagnosis has taught him about hope, acting, family and medical breakthroughs

Hadley Freeman

21, Nov, 2020 @11:30 AM

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'Whoa, this is heavy!' Back to the Future musical to open in London next year
Production featuring spectacular effects will transfer to Adelphi theatre in May

Chris Wiegand

08, Sep, 2020 @3:31 PM

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A clusterpocalyse is heading our way – so stock up on good times (not loo roll) | Hadley Freeman
We should be watching movies that have nothing to do with the current depressing situation

Hadley Freeman

15, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The great 80s Zoom reunion! How Josh Gad lured film giants out of lockdown
From Splash to Ferris Bueller, movies from the 80s have proved lockdown dynamite. The voice of Frozen’s Olaf reveals how he turned this nostalgia into Reunited Apart, now a YouTube sensation

Catherine Shoard

26, Jun, 2020 @4:09 PM

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My favourite film aged 12: Back to the Future II
I can’t feel anything but eternal love for this propulsive, unrelenting time-travel sequel that changed my life

Daniel Harris

29, Apr, 2020 @11:26 AM

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I've never seen ... Back to the Future
This 80s gem throws up some strange messages for a family film, but its mind-bending meta-mania is a joy to watch under lockdown

Katherine Purvis

20, Apr, 2020 @8:21 AM

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