Camille O'Sullivan

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‘It’s a feeling I’ve been chasing ever since’: Edinburgh festival debuts
Alan Cumming did a gig for a cat, Tiff Stevenson was drowned out by samba and some performers even made a profit … fringe veterans reflect on their first time and how the festival has changed

21, Jul, 2022 @11:24 AM

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How Jim Jarmusch used music to put a spell on Hollywood
Jim Jarmusch doesn’t just stick music on top of his films – he weaves it into their fibre. A new concert series shows how his soundtracks give a voice to drifters and dreamers

Ryan Gilbey

21, Sep, 2017 @11:38 AM

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Woyzeck in Winter review – a haunting fusion of two unfinished masterpieces
The anguish and torment of Büchner’s tragedy and Schubert’s song cycle Winterreise combine to brilliant effect in a pioneering piece of music-theatre

Michael Billington

20, Jul, 2017 @11:25 AM

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Ancient Rain review – Paul Kelly and Camille O’Sullivan fuse poetry and cabaret, with mixed results
Kelly and O’Sullivan’s collaboration embraces a century of Irish writing, but the seriousness does not quite result in depth

Jane Howard

13, Oct, 2016 @12:38 AM

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New flames: the Edinburgh festival shows that tell stories with torch songs
Torch songs are lighting up the city this year, from Alan Cumming’s take on Adele’s Someone Like You to Lady Rizo’s anthem of a sleep-deprived mum

Lyn Gardner

21, Aug, 2016 @11:10 AM

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The Guardian's Shakespeare Solos series continues with six new films
Joanna Lumley plays Viola, David Threlfall is Prospero and Daniel Mays sees a dagger before him in our latest set of videos to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death

Chris Wiegand

29, Feb, 2016 @6:00 AM

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How I found my groove: celebrities' life-changing moments
Becoming an astronaut, conquering comedy, overcoming stage fright to find Hollywood fame… Jack Black, Jenny Eclair, Dita Von Teese and seven more life changers tell Katie Forster about the time they dared to try something different

Katie Forster

27, Dec, 2015 @9:00 AM

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The Pogues – review

Shane MacGowan sings with the style and power he brought to the Pogues at their peak, writes Dave Simpson

Dave Simpson

16, Dec, 2013 @12:39 PM

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Derry artists fear triumphal gains from City of Culture title will be squandered
The past year has been transformative for Derry but many see a lack of vision and ambition as threatening its arts legacy

Charlotte Higgins, Chief arts writer

21, Oct, 2013 @6:31 PM

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What cabaret can teach traditional theatre

Lyn Gardner: It may have become a term of abuse on The X Factor, but as cabaret goes from strength to strength it's attracting some of our brightest talent

Lyn Gardner

22, Oct, 2012 @12:33 PM

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Les Naufragés du Fol Espoir; The Rape of Lucrece; Mies Julie – review

Théâtre du Soleil's drama about silent film-making speaks volumes, writes Susannah Clapp

Susannah Clapp

01, Sep, 2012 @11:05 PM

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Camille O'Sullivan: From cabaret to chaos

Camille O'Sullivan made her name singing sultry songs in fishnets. Now she's playing a rapist and his victim in a musical version of Shakespeare's Rape of Lucrece, says Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

13, Aug, 2012 @5:44 PM

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