Phyllida Lloyd

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Herself review – a domestic abuse survivor​’s tale in search of the right tone
Co-writer and star Clare Dunne brings grit to this drama about a Dublin single mother doing it for herself, directed by Mamma Mia’s Phyllida Lloyd

Simran Hans

11, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Herself review – Irish abuse drama turns into home-build heartwarmer
Clare Dunne stars in and writes this self-empowering story of a battered Dublin cleaner who builds her own house, directed by The Iron Lady’s Phyllida Lloyd

Peter Bradshaw

09, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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West Side Story, a Sopranos prequel and Bond: the best films to see in autumn 2021
Spielberg revamps Bernstein, young Tony is lured by the mob, Phyllida Lloyd tackles spousal abuse, Top Gun returns – and Daniel Craig calls time on 007 with bangs galore

Peter Bradshaw

24, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Zainab Hasan: a remarkable star calling time on stereotypes
In our new series profiling exciting theatre talents, the actor-writer remembers lessons from Phyllida Lloyd and rapping in Molière

Arifa Akbar

03, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'I don't want another blockbuster!' How Phyllida Lloyd is following up Mamma Mia! and The Iron Lady
After scoring two global hits, the director has made a low-budget film about a mother who builds her way out of homelessness – and it’s inspired by an article in the Guardian

Cath Clarke

05, Oct, 2020 @4:45 AM

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London film festival to be 'most accessible yet' as lineup unveiled
Organisers say they are ‘going big’ with screenings online and in independent cinemas

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

08, Sep, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Play on! 12 of the best Shakespeare productions to stream
Theatres may be closed but you can celebrate the Bard’s birthday on Thursday by watching one of his plays online

Chris Wiegand

22, Apr, 2020 @11:06 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – dramas
Paul Thomas Anderson announces his new film, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a long-term couple and Tom Hanks maximises his awards chances with three releases

Guardian Film

30, Dec, 2019 @2:47 PM

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'A world to escape into': how theatre gives prisoners a way out
The show Inside Bitch, made by women with experience of the penal system, dismantles Bad Girls stereotypes, while new play The Jumper Factory explores fear behind men’s bravado

Matt Trueman

26, Feb, 2019 @6:00 AM

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We condemn the destruction of Gaza cultural centre in Israeli airstrike | Letter
Letter: Fourteen leading playwrights and theatre directors, including Mike Bartlett, Caryl Churchill, Vicky Featherstone and Rufus Norris, describe the great rage and deep pain of their Palestinian friends and colleagues

Letters

16, Aug, 2018 @2:56 PM

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On my radar: Phyllida Lloyd’s cultural highlights
The British director on the genius of Joan Armatrading, the best organic pub in London, and the film she turns to for inspiration

Kathryn Bromwich

17, Jun, 2018 @9:00 AM

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'People scoffed at it!' The unstoppable all-female Shakespeare uprising
Their Julius Caesar was met with applause – and derision. As Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham prepare to leave the Donmar, they reflect on how they changed the theatre landscape

Charlotte Higgins

13, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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