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Sir Antony Sher obituary
Celebrated stage actor who gave extraordinary performances in a long career with the Royal Shakespeare Company

Michael Coveney

03, Dec, 2021 @2:21 PM

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Antony Sher: a consummate Shakespearean and a man of staggering versatility
One of the most gifted actors of his era, Sher – who has died aged 72 – combined psychology and a keen sense of the visual in soul-baring performances

Michael Billington

03, Dec, 2021 @1:16 PM

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Antony Sher, celebrated actor on stage and screen, dies aged 72
His vivid and moving performances, including an Olivier award-winning Richard III, made Sher one of the world’s most respected theatre actors

Chris Wiegand

03, Dec, 2021 @12:54 PM

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Clifford Rose obituary
Founder member of the Royal Shakespeare Company with roles in stage and screen productions from King Lear to Doctor Who

Michael Coveney

15, Nov, 2021 @8:04 PM

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The Magician’s Elephant review – a puppet you’ll never forget
It is spirited and witty, with superb puppetry and comedic performances, but this new musical’s songs don’t stay with you and the messages are overdone

Chris Wiegand

28, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Joseph Marcell: ‘I tried to get Will Smith to do Shakespeare instead of Independence Day’
He was adored as Geoffrey the butler in the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Now, as he stars opposite Cush Jumbo in Hamlet, the actor discusses stardom, being one of the first Black Othellos – and why Smith should play Mark Antony

Ryan Gilbey

28, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Geoffrey Chater obituary
Stalwart stage and screen actor who regularly appeared in British television drama series and excelled in establishment roles

Michael Coveney

25, Oct, 2021 @4:17 PM

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The Mirror and the Light review – Cromwell’s spell is finally broken
The climactic play based on Hilary Mantel’s magisterial trilogy has wit and grace but no great dramatic release

Claire Armitstead

06, Oct, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Actor Renu Arora: ‘I saw my leg go under the bus and thought I was dead and gone’
Four years ago, she was involved in a horrific accident. Little did she know it would leave her uniquely prepared to play a noblewoman hit by a falling elephant in the RSC’s new Christmas musical

Claire Armitstead

05, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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How to get cheap tickets for the theatre and opera
If you are eager to savour a live performance again there are ways to find the best deal

Rupert Jones

26, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Roger Michell: a superb director who brought the unexpected out of actors
The much-loved Michell was renowned for a lack of ego and his understanding of the fine art of collaboration

Michael Billington

24, Sep, 2021 @9:50 AM

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Gregory Doran takes leave from RSC to care for terminally ill Antony Sher
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director has taken compassionate leave to care for his husband, the celebrated actor

Chris Wiegand

10, Sep, 2021 @10:13 AM

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