David Warner

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Patrick Stewart: ‘I was dazzled by David Warner’s Hamlet – to join the company felt like a fantasy’
The actor pays tribute to his illustrious colleague, who died last week, and recalls the lessons he learned as a young First Player opposite him in Shakespeare’s tragedy

Patrick Stewart

01, Aug, 2022 @11:43 AM

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Tacita Dean on David Warner: ‘Hummingbirds were his angels – he had an altar to them in his flat’
The artist remembers filming the actor, who died this week, in a work bringing together three great stage Hamlets – a valedictory performance that moved his son to tears

Tacita Dean

28, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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David Warner was gentle, inquisitive – and stunning on stage
An actor of innate tenderness and grace, Warner had a theatre career of two halves, each with superb performances for the RSC

Michael Billington

25, Jul, 2022 @5:04 PM

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David Warner obituary
Stage and screen actor hailed for his 1965 Hamlet at the RSC who went on to have a distinguished film and TV career

Ryan Gilbey

25, Jul, 2022 @3:44 PM

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David Warner: a fiercely charismatic actor who raised the IQ of his movies
From Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment to one of movie history’s most shocking death scenes, Warner’s classical training, style and fine voice gave character to any role

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jul, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Veteran British actor David Warner, star of The Omen and Tron, dies aged 80
The stage and screen veteran’s multifaceted career included roles in Titanic, Time Bandits and Straw Dogs, as well as a renowned Hamlet for the RSC

Steve Rose

25, Jul, 2022 @10:48 AM

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‘Frankly it blew my mind’: how Tron changed cinema – and predicted the future of tech
From cyberspace to AI, Steven Lisberger’s 1982 sci-fi classic was way ahead of its time. The team behind it explain how they made a game-changer

Steve Rose

05, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Best Shakespeare productions: Henry IV Parts I and II
Michael Billington recalls a feast of Falstaffs including Joss Ackland, David Warner and Orson Welles. Tell us your favourite versions of these state-of-the-nation plays

Michael Billington

14, Apr, 2014 @11:32 AM

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David Warner: From fear to Lear

David Warner tells Michael Coveney of his journey from great Dane to tragic King.

Michael Coveney

29, May, 2005 @3:48 PM

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King Lear, Minerva, Chichester

Minerva, Chichester

Michael Billington

19, May, 2005 @11:42 AM

David Warner is back in the West End

Stage fright has kept David Warner out of the theatre for 30 years. But now he's back in the West End. He talks to Maddy Costa.

Maddy Costa

05, Feb, 2002 @12:02 PM

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