Mark Rylance

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New London theatre to open with ‘frighteningly vivid’ unfinished Schiller play
Dmitry by Peter Oswald at the Marylebone theatre completes a drama by the German writer that offers a complex historical perspective on Russia

Chris Wiegand

20, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Mark Rylance pulls out of three Jerusalem shows after brother’s death
Oscar-winning actor to attend funeral of brother Jonathan Waters who was hit by vehicle in California

Matthew Weaver

10, Jun, 2022 @1:21 PM

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Will mass trespasses make the government reconsider burying its land reform plan? | Tim Adams
As the government suppresses its own report, groups are gearing up to fight for better access to the English countryside

Tim Adams

07, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Drama should be accessible to all, not just a privileged few | Letter
Letter: Dr Geoff Readman supports Mark Rylance’s call for better theatre and drama provision in state schools


06, May, 2022 @4:49 PM

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The week in theatre: Jerusalem; The Corn Is Green; Marys Seacole
Spellbinding Mark Rylance returns as the anarchic Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron; Nicola Walker hits the mark in Dominic Cooke’s brilliant Emlyn Williams revival; and in praise of Mary Seacole

Susannah Clapp

01, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Jerusalem review – Mark Rylance’s riveting return as ‘Rooster’ Byron
Problematic gags limit the power of Jez Butterworth’s layered drama about myths and Englishness but the lead performance still astonishes

Arifa Akbar

29, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Mark Rylance calls out Tory arts cuts in new Jerusalem programme
The actor, who is reprising his role in Jez Butterworth’s celebrated play, points out that leading politicians’ school Eton has extensive theatre facilities

Chris Wiegand

29, Apr, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Is Jerusalem the play of the century? Top playwrights give their verdicts
As Mark Rylance returns to the West End stage as the rambunctious Rooster in Jez Butterworth’s shaggy state-of-the-nation play, six writers consider its power and legacy

Interviews by Andrew Dickson

04, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Phantom of the Open review – in praise of the world’s worst sportsman
Mark Rylance plays a would-be golfer who gatecrashes the Open in this upbeat comedy-drama based on a true story

Simran Hans

20, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Why Don’t Look Up should win the best picture Oscar
By laying bare the roots of human folly, Adam McKay’s fun parable shows how entertainment can generate enlightenment

David Cox

17, Mar, 2022 @8:26 AM

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The Outfit review – Mark Rylance’s mob tailor makes the cut
The Oscar-winner gives a cool, calm centre to this tightly-buttoned drama about Chicago gangsters rooting out a mole

Peter Bradshaw

14, Feb, 2022 @8:30 PM

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Best on CBeebies? Bing’s the thing | Brief letters
Brief letters: Children’s television | Life before central heating | Masks in church | Jacob Rees-Mogg


09, Feb, 2022 @6:29 PM

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