Peter Hall

Article image
Maria Ewing obituary
American opera singer with a mesmerising stage presence admired for her acting as well as her voice

Barry Millington

12, Jan, 2022 @9:19 PM

Article image
Bill Bryden: supremely gifted director who harnessed the ensemble’s power
The Scottish theatre-maker, who has died aged 79, brought us an epic 12-hour production of the Mysteries and the world premiere of Glengarry Glen Ross

Michael Billington

06, Jan, 2022 @5:32 PM

Article image
Degrees of separation: what connects Rebecca Hall to Al Pacino and Jessica Chastain?
From Salome to Veronica Mars, we dive down the rabbit hole, thanks to Hall’s directorial debut, Passing

Larry Ryan

13, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

Article image
Top 10 books about theatre | Michael Billington
From Anne Enright’s novel about an actor’s daughter to the diaries of former National Theatre director Peter Hall, the theatre critic chooses his favourite titles about the stage

Michael Billington

06, Oct, 2021 @11:43 AM

Article image
The RSC at 60: the glorious past and vital future of a theatrical revolution
The Royal Shakespeare Company survived establishment resistance and economic storms to become a powerhouse. How should it now change?

Michael Billington

19, Mar, 2021 @1:14 PM

Article image
As Diana Rigg's understudy, I never tired of watching her | Margaret Drabble
At the Royal Shakespeare Company, the star’s comic timing was faultless – and her conversation was racy and rich

Margaret Drabble

11, Sep, 2020 @12:45 PM

Article image
Judi Dench lets us in on the secret while remaining a true enigma
A lengthy 2017 interview, to be streamed online, shows the acting great opening up about her craft and sharing priceless memories

Michael Billington

17, Apr, 2020 @12:46 PM

Article image
Hail, Coriolanus! The greatness of Shakespeare's shape-shifting epic
From Olivier’s strangled fury to Ralph Fiennes’ Oedipal embraces, this complex political play is extraordinarily flexible

Michael Billington

05, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

Article image
Dramatic Exchanges review – a history of the National Theatre in letters
Denunciations fly, friends fall out and hurt is inflicted in Daniel Rosenthal’s rewarding collection of letters from directors, actors and writers

Simon Callow

17, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

Article image
Dramatic Exchanges, selected and edited by Daniel Rosenthal – review
These insightful letters between theatrical giants reveal the colourful offstage dramas at Britain’s National Theatre

Sarah Crompton

04, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

Article image
For his bounty: theatre world pays tribute to Peter Hall
Events at Westminster Abbey and National Theatre honour RSC founder who died last year

Michael Billington

11, Sep, 2018 @6:39 PM

Article image
John Goodwin obituary
Other lives: Publicity chief for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre

Michael White

29, Aug, 2018 @2:09 PM

1 / 8 pages