Steven Berkoff

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From Wagatha Christie to Donald Trump: can rapid-fire real-life drama upstage the news?
Dramatising the latest watercooler story doesn’t guarantee you box-office success. The stiffest competition may come from reality’s own high drama

Arifa Akbar

13, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Still a work in progress’: what has #MeToo done for women in theatre?
The Harvey Weinstein scandal was supposed to usher in a reckoning for the industry. But while some headway has been made, meaningful change has proved elusive

Ella Fox-Martens

07, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Ian McKellen’s Hamlet loses two actors amid claims of bitter disagreement
Steven Berkoff and Emmanuella Cole will not be part of production when it opens on Monday

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

18, Jul, 2021 @2:16 PM

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Brighton review – Steven Berkoff’s dated seaside satire is a washout
Two middle-aged couples take a profanity-laden daytrip to the city where they met – but who exactly is this film for?

Phil Hoad

31, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Steven Berkoff, Hamlet and that death threat | Letter
Letters: Nicholas de Jongh sets the record straight


13, May, 2021 @5:43 PM

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The rudest things they ever said about the Guardian
This newspaper has upset public figures from Blair to Trump. Here we look at some of the resultant indignation

Rupert Neate

11, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ian McKellen's long-awaited return as Hamlet set for June
Shakespeare tragedy will be followed by The Cherry Orchard with a cast including Steven Berkoff and Jenny Seagrove

Chris Wiegand

19, Mar, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Steven Berkoff’s teenage obsessions: ‘I became very adept at jive'
The actor and playwright on the magic of Italian, French and American cinema, dressing up to go dancing and falling in love with mime

Interview by Rich Pelley

06, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Nixon in Agony review – Berkoff gets inside disgraced president's head
Richard Nixon’s downfall may be resonant with our age, but in Adam Donen’s experimental sound dramatisation the psychological noise drowns out the story

Arifa Akbar

26, Jun, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Steven Berkoff's Tell Tale Heart review – voraciously hammy gothic
There are fine grisly moments and a creepy score, but Berkoff’s lurid performance stymies the horror of Poe’s murder tale

Cath Clarke

11, Jun, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Theatre and #MeToo: 'There's a new anger in women's stories'
The Weinstein scandal has inspired several new plays ranging from sharp satire to crass comedy. As the mogul heads to trial, we gauge theatre’s response

Arifa Akbar

27, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Harvey review – Steven Berkoff explores Weinstein's psyche
This attempt to delve into the disgraced movie mogul’s mind finds rage, denial and hate

Arifa Akbar

13, Feb, 2019 @5:31 PM

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