Josette Bushell-Mingo

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‘We were always in awe of her’: actors celebrate the life and legacy of Mona Hammond
David Harewood, Sharon D Clarke and Josette Bushell-Mingo pay tribute to the pioneering star who has died aged 91

06, Jul, 2022 @10:21 AM

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Josette Bushell-Mingo: ‘Nina Simone is my GPS’
Acclaimed British actor Josette Bushell-Mingo on her political and musical heroine, Nina Simone

Kate Kellaway

09, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Edinburgh festival 2017: what to see and where to go
From Fleabag to Forced Entertainment, with Shakespearean puppet shows, a dance marathon and a love letter to Dolly Parton, here’s a look at some of this year’s highlights

Lyn Gardner

07, Jun, 2017 @10:48 AM

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The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin review – witty, vivacious musical
A black dancer meets police prejudice and industry stereotyping as she bids to make it on Broadway in a lively, inventive story

Michael Billington

08, Feb, 2017 @11:00 PM

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Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets
Sandi Toksvig debuts a new comedy, Crew for Calais take over the Vault festival for a good cause and Bristol’s Tobacco Factory hosts a double bill from Manipulate about a doomed romance and desire

Lyn Gardner

30, Jan, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Pride and Prejudice director Joe Wright returns to London theatre
Wright, whose films include Atonement and Anna Karenina, will take on Bertolt Brecht’s classic play Life of Galileo

Mark Brown

25, Jan, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Nina review – searing tribute restarts Simone's revolution
Backed by a brilliant band, Josette Bushell-Mingo mixes story and song as she connects her own life with Nina Simone’s

Lyn Gardner

19, Oct, 2016 @12:13 PM

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Theatre's women of substance

No Hamlet. No Willy Loman. No Jimmy Porter. Male characters have always been centre stage. So what are the great parts for women? We asked Britain's leading actresses to tell us

Interviews by Matt Trueman

14, Nov, 2013 @7:00 AM

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The Wiz – review
The Wiz combines spectacle with sweet singing and an unashamedly enjoyable glitter-ball naffness. It skips along the yellow brick road with a spring in its step, says Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner

15, Jun, 2011 @5:48 PM

Antony and Cleopatra, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Four stars, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Lyn Gardner

02, Mar, 2005 @12:04 AM

Simply Heavenly, Trafalgar Studios, London

Trafalgar Studios, London

Lyn Gardner

27, Oct, 2004 @8:37 AM

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