Peter Morgan

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On stage and when we met at the theatre, the Queen was a figure of quiet wisdom and humour
The monarch was sympathetically depicted by dramatists and at a 1999 production of Oklahoma! her eyes lit up when she recalled her own theatrical outings

Michael Billington

09, Sep, 2022 @11:43 AM

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The week in theatre: Patriots; The Tempest; King Lear
Tom Hollander excels in Peter Morgan’s incisive oligarch drama; Deborah Warner directs a fine Tempest; and Michelle Terry plays both the Fool and Cordelia to Kathryn Hunter’s Lear

Susannah Clapp

17, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Patriots review – Peter Morgan’s compelling study of Russian dissidence
Tom Hollander stars as Boris Berezovsky in The Crown creator’s new drama, which has a show-stealing performance by Will Keen as Vladimir Putin

Arifa Akbar

13, Jul, 2022 @8:53 AM

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The Crown’s Peter Morgan to premiere play about Russian oligarchs
Patriots will open at the Almeida in London and star Tom Hollander as Boris Berezovsky, with Vladimir Putin and Roman Abramovich among the characters

Chris Wiegand

06, May, 2022 @10:59 AM

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First image revealed of Imelda Staunton as the Queen in The Crown
Actor best known for Vera Drake takes over from Olivia Colman for fifth series about the UK royal family

Georgina Quach

30, Jul, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Helena Bonham Carter says The Crown should stress to viewers it's a drama
Actor who plays Princess Margaret adds her voice to calls for Netflix to add a disclaimer

Harry Taylor

01, Dec, 2020 @12:09 AM

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How filming the agony of Aberfan for The Crown revealed a village still in trauma
Peter Morgan, creator of the hit TV series, explains how the 1966 catastrophe raised questions about the nature of storytelling and the monarchy

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Nov, 2019 @8:16 AM

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The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century
A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000

Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

17, Sep, 2019 @2:43 PM

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The Audience review – Theresa May joins conveyor belt of PMs meeting the Queen
Updated to include Brexit, Peter Morgan’s 2013 drama about the Queen’s off-the-record conversations with her prime ministers seems underpowered

Arifa Akbar

03, Jun, 2019 @7:00 PM

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Frost/Nixon review – Peter Morgan's showdown fits the fake news era
Peter Morgan’s play on the clash between the chatshow host and the US president gets a timely, entertaining revival

Lyn Gardner

02, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The Journey: McGuinness v Paisley and other odd movie couples
The Northern Irish politicians make an intriguing cinematic pairing, but there are even more fiery duos that film could fictionalise

John Patterson

01, May, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Crown; This Time Next Year; Arctic Live – review
Netflix’s millions paid off with its glittering Crown, Davina gushed reliably in This Time Next Year, while the locals stole the show in Arctic Live

Euan Ferguson

06, Nov, 2016 @7:00 AM

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