Roger Allam

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‘I’ve never watched a moment of Morse!’ The secrets of ITV’s smash hit Endeavour
The pacy, racy Inspector Morse spin-off has millions of fans – but it has stunned even its cast by sticking around so long. Could its new eighth series be the last?

Mark Lawson

12, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Uncle Vanya review – coronavirus gives Chekhov a shot in the arm
The pandemic supercharges the atmosphere in this film version of Ian Rickson’s recent stage production

Susannah Clapp

18, Oct, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Say Your Prayers review – goofy Christian hitman comedy
Smart pacing, sharp editing and classy cameos elevate this Yorkshire-set tale above many recent crime capers

Mike McCahill

23, Sep, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Quarantine Players: stars and theatre fans unite to perform Shakespeare solos
The Guardian and Shakespeare’s Globe present three new versions of speeches from the Bard’s plays, performed by professional actors and theatre lovers around the world

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

23, Apr, 2020 @11:24 AM

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The week in TV: Flesh and Blood; Endeavour; Hunters; Home
ITV gets dramatic thrills from a toxic Imelda Staunton and a compelling Endeavour denouement

Euan Ferguson

01, Mar, 2020 @5:30 AM

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A Number review – Caryl Churchill's clone fable counts cost of progress
Roger Allam plays a father with multiple versions of the same son in a drama that feels like an early noughties Black Mirror

Arifa Akbar

19, Feb, 2020 @10:00 PM

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The week in TV: The Pale Horse; Endeavour; The End; The Split – review
Sarah Phelps retro-fettles with aplomb in her latest Agatha Christie adaptation, while Endeavour hits a tricky 1970

Euan Ferguson

16, Feb, 2020 @5:30 AM

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The week in theatre: King Hedley II; Rutherford and Son; The Starry Messenger – review
Lenny Henry and Aaron Pierre are supercharged in August Wilson’s epic while Roger Allam excels as a stern Edwardian patriarch

Susannah Clapp

02, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Rutherford and Son review – Roger Allam is magnificent in Edwardian classic
Allam shines as the tyrannical capitalist patriarch at the heart of Githa Sowerby’s powerful story of a society in transition

Michael Billington

29, May, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Roger Allam: ‘I like that in the theatre nothing is ever finished’
The actor on playing a factory owner in Rutherford and Son, shyness, and Peter Mannion’s take on Brexit

Lisa O'Kelly

19, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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The Bard stuff: actors reveal their favourite Shakespeare character
To mark the Stratford playwright’s birthday, Ophelia Lovibond, Paapa Essiedu, Jade Anouka, Roger Allam and John Kani discuss the roles they love best

Interviews by Andrew Dickson

23, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'Suddenly it was like Beatlemania' – how we made Cabin Pressure
‘By the time we did the third series, Benedict Cumberbatch had starred in Sherlock. Suddenly the audiences were 90% young girls who’d queue round the block’

Interviews by Imogen Tilden

27, Mar, 2018 @5:00 AM

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