Siân Phillips

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Footfalls and Rockaby review – Beckett double bill casts a chilling spell
Pacing endlessly and rocking towards the big sleep, Siân Phillips and Charlotte Emmerson’s performances make this evening deeply affecting

Chris Wiegand

05, Nov, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Dune review – David Lynch’s intergalactic epic shoots for the moon
There are moments of dreamlike brilliance in this extravagant fable of imperialism – provided you can stay awake to see them

Peter Bradshaw

24, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Under Milk Wood review – Michael Sheen steps into Dylan Thomas’s bygone world
Lyndsey Turner’s production is a charming albeit emotionally distanced retreat into nostalgia

Arifa Akbar

23, Jun, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Dream Horse review – true story of a Welsh village that bought a racehorse is a winner
Yes, it’s schmaltzy, very schmaltzy, but with strong performances by Toni Collette and Damian Lewis the odds are that you’ll love it

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Nureyev review – a meticulous, heartbreaking tour de force
Documentary with wonderful footage of the Russian ballet dancer and defector deftly captures the times he lived through

Leslie Felperin

21, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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‘In the theatre I’ve never felt insulted by a man’: Siân Phillips
The actor, 82, on being learning English, the delights of smoking, and the ‘perfect storm’ of being married to Peter O’Toole

Katie Forster

12, Mar, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Playing for Time review – a vivid sense of the chaos of concentration camp life
Siân Phillips is outstanding as a member of the Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra, helping to redeem one of Arthur Miller’s most contentious plays

Alfred Hickling

19, Mar, 2015 @3:27 PM

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Portrait of the artist: Siân Phillips, actor

'I haven't read a review for about 13 years. I'm not strong enough to withstand them. But I keep them in a trunk'

Interview by Laura Barnett

04, Jan, 2012 @9:45 PM

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Juliet and Her Romeo: Star-crossed senior citizens

Romeo and Juliet as 80-year-olds who fall in love at a tea dance? Maddy Costa meets the cast of a bold new production

Maddy Costa

14, Mar, 2010 @9:00 PM

Theatre review: Calendar Girls / Noel Coward Theatre, London

Though it might be twee, the hit play of the film is critic-proof, says Carole Cadwalladr

Carole Cadwalladr

25, Apr, 2009 @11:01 PM

Public Places by Sian Phillips, read by the author

In this, the second half of her life story, Siân Phillips achieves an enviable degree of naturalness and lack of self-consciousness.

Kim Bunce

12, Aug, 2001 @4:03 PM

Interview: Siân Phillips

Siân Phillips loved Peter O'Toole to distraction but there was only room for one famous actor in that turbulent marriage. In the end she had to get back to her real passion

28, Jul, 2001 @11:17 PM

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