Bertie Carvel

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Phoenix/The Ghost Caller reviews – spiked satire and phone spooks
Mike Bartlett’s monologue brings us the inner life of a despotic public figure and Luke Barnes’s over-the-phone drama is profoundly creepy

Arifa Akbar

10, Nov, 2020 @4:04 PM

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The Sister review – a nail-biting whodunnit that is truly haunting
Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel star in the latest thriller from Luther writer Neil Cross, complete with dark forests, ghostly apparitions, and mountains of dread

Lucy Mangan

27, Oct, 2020 @10:00 PM

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Bertie Carvel: 'I like playing characters who are massively chipped'
The star of Doctor Foster and The Pale Horse on how becoming a father changed his life, and why he relishes roles that come with a “deliberate flaw”

Sarah Hughes

26, Oct, 2020 @1:08 PM

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Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving Hollywood

Michael Hogan

08, Oct, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Ink review – Bertie Carvel is unmissable as Rupert Murdoch
Carvel is a natural as the media mogul in James Graham’s engrossing play charting the rise of the Sun

Susannah Clapp

02, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Ink review – James Graham's riveting account of the birth of the Sun
First-rate drama about Rupert Murdoch’s move into British newspapers in the 1960s gives us no sermons about press ethics

Michael Billington

28, Jun, 2017 @12:18 AM

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Bertie Carvel: 'His speciality is making monsters and demons understood'
The actor’s former creations include a psychopathic teacher and an adulterous husband, now the son of a former Guardian journalist is to play Rupert Murdoch in a new play, Ink

Mark Lawson

23, Jun, 2017 @2:19 PM

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Summer 2017's essential theatre: from the rise of Murdoch's Sun to Dylan's dustbowl blues
The Kids Company inquiry becomes a musical, Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams star as sisters, Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell hit the roof and rhinoceroses rampage through Edinburgh

Michael Billington

16, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire to star in James Graham's Labour party comedy
Labour of Love, to be staged in the West End, is the latest political play by the dramatist who has also written two short scripts about Brexit for the Guardian

Chris Wiegand

19, May, 2017 @10:47 AM

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Strife review – strikingly modern Galsworthy
John Galsworthy’s 1909 drama of industrial woes still resonates in a fine revival by debut director Bertie Carvel

Clare Brennan

21, Aug, 2016 @6:50 AM

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Strife review – striking drama that rages against the iniquities of capital
John Galsworthy’s play about industrial action at a Welsh tinplating firm, directed by Bertie Carvel in his debut, is more than a century old, and as relevant and vivid as anything we have today

Michael Billington

19, Aug, 2016 @11:55 AM

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Doctor Foster and Catastrophe win at South Bank Sky Arts awards
Eddie Izzard lands outstanding achievement award at ceremony in London

John Plunkett

06, Jun, 2016 @8:21 AM

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