Michael Blakemore

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Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets
Mary Stuart flips a coin at the Almeida, Gemma Arterton becomes Saint Joan, Jack and the Beanstalk gets a Bollywood twist, and the festive spirit touches everyone from Robin Hood to Hansel and Gretel

Lyn Gardner

05, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Sir Peter Shaffer obituary
Playwright best known for The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Equus and Amadeus

Lyn Gardner

06, Jun, 2016 @4:27 PM

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How we made Noises Off
Patricia Routledge: ‘I kept bashing into doors and they kept bashing into me. I got through two bottles of arnica in rehearsal alone’

Interviews by Andrew Dickson

16, Feb, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Lithe spirit: Dame Angela Lansbury at 90
A lifetime achievement in musical theatre acknowledges Lansbury’s prolific career spanning seven decades

Mark Lawson

16, Oct, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Guarding Arthur Miller: when writers' estates say no
Theatre directors and writers’ estates do not always see eye to eye. As a new generation seeks to reinterpret Arthur Miller’s work, we lift the lid on the scandals, bans and breakthroughs

David Jays

15, Oct, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Plan your week's theatre: top tickets
Patrick Marber reimagines Turgenev at the NT, the 247 festival starts in Manchester, there’s Happy Days for Beckett in Enniskillen and Ben Whishaw is at the Almeida

Lyn Gardner

20, Jul, 2015 @6:00 AM

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The 10 best… stage fright sufferers
Pianist Sara Solovitch shares her fears in Playing Scared. Here are some other stars who have famously been afflicted

Susannah Clapp

26, Jun, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Lord Birkett obituary
Other lives: Key figure in the world of British cinema and theatre across three decades

Humphrey Burton

18, May, 2015 @12:23 PM

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Barrie Ingham obituary
Stage and screen actor versed in Shakespeare, musical theatre and television

Michael Coveney

12, Feb, 2015 @4:58 PM

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David Ryall obituary
Character actor with a distinguished stage, TV and film career that included a Harry Potter cameo

Michael Coveney

28, Dec, 2014 @6:21 PM

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Marian Seldes obituary
Renowned Broadway star associated with the work of Edward Albee

Michael Coveney

14, Oct, 2014 @12:28 PM

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In Search of Gielgud: A Biographer's Tale by Jonathan Croall – review
Obstructions, threats and revenge – Simon Callow on the farcical race to publish the definitive life of Gielgud

Simon Callow

23, Aug, 2014 @7:00 AM

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