Acting

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‘My full name is Tanyaradzwa’: the stars reclaiming their names
Thandiwe Newton’s much-lauded decision has inspired others and drawn attention to the power of names

Lucy Campbell

09, Apr, 2021 @9:29 AM

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Beware the actoplasm! Spoof thespian Nicholas Craig returns
The mock classical actor created by Nigel Planer and Christopher Douglas scaled the heights at the RSC and the ‘Nash’. Now, he’s ready for a comeback

Chris Wiegand

06, Apr, 2021 @10:05 AM

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How to become an outstanding actor: tips from Kenneth Rea, teacher to the stars
The mentor to some of Britain’s top performers believes the best acting comes from a childhood sense of playfulness – and is fraught with danger

David Jays

29, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Yaphet Kotto obituary
Actor who brought subtlety and power to roles in productions from Live and Let Die to Homicide: Life on the Street

Michael Carlson

26, Mar, 2021 @4:06 PM

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'My father thought actors were one step above cat burglars!': Alfred Molina meets David Oyelowo
The actors talk about applause, auditions, how they fell in love with the theatre – and the extraordinary high of delivering the perfect line

Chris Wiegand

23, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Alan Curtis obituary
Other Lives: Stage, film, and TV actor who was the voice of the public address system at Test matches

Michael Billington

07, Mar, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Nicola Pagett obituary
Stage and screen actor best known for playing Elizabeth Bellamy in the 1970s TV series Upstairs, Downstairs

Michael Coveney

04, Mar, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Sarah Plays a Werewolf: a biting drama about theatre and teenage terror
Katharina Wyss’s film features a phenomenal debut from Loane Balthasar as an adolescent who uses theatre to both escape – and express – her demons

Chris Wiegand

02, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ronald Pickup obituary
Actor who brought a luminous intelligence to a wide range of roles on stage and screen

Michael Coveney

26, Feb, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Equity must defend members’ interests | Letter
Letter: Tam Dean Burn says he and many other members of the union for actors and other creative workers have no confidence in the leadership of their Brexit-supporting general secretary

Letters

21, Feb, 2021 @6:07 PM

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Lisa Dwan: 'Narratives of nasty women spread with few facts attached'
The Irish actor on reimagining Antigone, what she learned from Billie Whitelaw, and starring in Jed Mercurio’s new crime drama

Kate Kellaway

21, Feb, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Amy Trigg: a born performer with sci-fi dreams and a dizzying range
Our new series profiling theatre talents continues with a sparky, award-winning writer-actor committed to making her industry more inclusive

Arifa Akbar

17, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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