Stephen Mangan

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Stephen Mangan: ‘My strangest Christmas present? An aubergine’
The actor, who is playing Scrooge on stage, is a fan of Christmas quizzes. But there’s one question he can’t answer: why are cracker jokes so bad?

Kate Kellaway

19, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Stephen Mangan: ‘I still feel like I’m 14 years old’
The actor is finding it ‘worryingly easy’ to channel his inner Scrooge for A Christmas Carol. He and director Matthew Warchus talk about faith, family entertainment and festive mayhem

Miriam Gillinson

16, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Stephen Mangan: ‘Whenever I considered writing, I thought: “What right do you have?”’
The Green Wing and Episodes star talks about making the leap from acting to writing a children’s book about bereavement, and grieving for Helen McCrory and Paul Ritter

Hadley Freeman

05, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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All the fret of the fringe: Annie Griffin’s cringe-filled trip to the Edinburgh festival
Our series on films about theatre continues with a boozy, darkly funny comedy that captures the event’s pick’n’mix quality

Chris Wiegand

09, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Mephisto [A Rhapsody]; A Day in the Death of Joe Egg; The Man in the White Suit – review
A stirring Faustian tale put actors under the moral spotlight; a Joe Egg revival is brave but bleak, and The Man in the White Suit fades fast

Kate Kellaway

13, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Man in the White Suit review – Stephen Mangan reinvents Ealing boffin
With fart jokes and skiffle songs, this Sean Foley adaptation ditches the innocence of the 1950s capitalist comedy, but has plenty of drive

Michael Billington

09, Oct, 2019 @9:51 AM

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Stephen Mangan: ‘You don’t see Daniel Day-Lewis on 8 out of 10 Cats’
The TV star on ‘putting himself out there’, voicing a horse and being in a power couple with Joan Bakewell

Tim Lewis

23, Mar, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Stephen Mangan meets Emily Thornberry: ‘You're facilitating a big British act of self-harm'
The actor and the shadow foreign secretary talk Brexit, Blair and performance anxiety

Dorian Lynskey

08, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Hang Ups review – Stephen Mangan improv comedy is glorious TV therapy
Mangan stars in a remake of Lisa Kudrow’s original and manages the rarest of TV feats: a UK adaptation that’s every bit as good as the US original

Sam Wollaston

08, Aug, 2018 @9:30 PM

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Wednesday’s best TV – Hang Ups; The Road to Armistice: Amiens Remembered
Stephen Mangan’s sitcom is fast-paced and funny, while centenary commemorations chart the first world war’s hundred-days offensive

David Stubbs, Mike Bradley, Hannah J Davies, Graeme Virtue and Paul Howlett

08, Aug, 2018 @5:20 AM

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Lost in translation: can British remakes of American shows work?
Hang Ups, the new Stephen Mangan comedy based on Lisa Kudrow’s original, is a rare example of the UK successfully taking on a US hit

David Stubbs

08, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Split; The Woman in White; The Terror; Westworld
Abi Morgan’s new divorce drama is a delightful family affair, The Terror is tremendous, and Westworld is back on track

Euan Ferguson

29, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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