Michael Grandage

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The Lemon Table review – love and death with Julian Barnes
Ian McDiarmid wryly contemplates mortality in his engaging new adaptation of two Julian Barnes short stories

Clare Brennan

24, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Lemon Table review – Julian Barnes’ stories of mortality and musicality
Ian McDiarmid is outstanding in two pieces, one as an angry audience member and one a composer’s coda, directed by Michael Grandage

Brian Logan

21, Oct, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Frozen review – stunning musical extravaganza creates its own magic
Beyond the visual thrills and powerful ballads, this adaptation brings an unexpected depth to the relationship between two tortured sisters

Arifa Akbar

08, Sep, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Ian McDiarmid to tour show based on Julian Barnes stories about ageing
Actor will perform two tales with a musical theme featuring characters confronting their mortality with defiance

Chris Wiegand

10, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon to star in West End version of Frozen
The pair will play sisters Elsa and Anna in the stage version of the Disney mega-hit when the Theatre Royal Drury Lane reopens later this year

Chris Wiegand

10, Apr, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Frozen musical to reopen London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2020
Disney’s stage show, directed by Michael Grandage, has been running on Broadway for a year

Chris Wiegand

19, Mar, 2019 @11:38 AM

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The Lieutenant of Inishmore review – Aidan Turner is terrific in shocking comedy
The Poldark star gives an excellent performance in a first-rate revival of Martin McDonagh’s brutally funny play

Michael Billington

04, Jul, 2018 @10:00 PM

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Red review – Alfred Molina's portrait is as layered as a Rothko canvas
Michael Grandage directs a well-judged revival of John Logan’s play about the artist and his assistant

Michael Billington

15, May, 2018 @9:00 PM

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Berlin film festival 2016 roundup: serious gems and stylish risks
The Coens splashed out, Cynthia Nixon channelled Emily Dickinson – and Meryl Streep marshalled a hard-pressed jury. Willkommen to Berlin…

Jonathan Romney

21, Feb, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Colin Firth at the Berlin film festival: 'If someone wants me to wear a mankini in a film, I will'
Star of Genius, Michael Grandage’s biopic about literary editor Maxwell Perkins, says he’s ready to shed his repressed image and ‘burst out of a cake’

Henry Barnes

16, Feb, 2016 @4:00 PM

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Photograph 51 review – ‘Kidman moves like a laser beam through the action’
Nicole Kidman’s precise, contained performance and a vivid production make the most of a sketchy play

Susannah Clapp

20, Sep, 2015 @7:00 AM

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