Trevor Nunn

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Rodgers and Hammerstein: cosy box-office bankers or radical trailblazers?
The duo’s shows boast catchy songs but pose problems for directors. As South Pacific and Carousel return this summer, our writer looks back on enchanted evenings with the odd couple’s musicals

Michael Billington

07, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The RSC at 60: the glorious past and vital future of a theatrical revolution
The Royal Shakespeare Company survived establishment resistance and economic storms to become a powerhouse. How should it now change?

Michael Billington

19, Mar, 2021 @1:14 PM

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Trevor Nunn to direct Lisa Dwan in Beckett's Happy Days
Dwan will play Winnie in a 60th-anniversary revival of the play at Riverside Studios in London

Chris Wiegand

18, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Vanessa Redgrave calls on businesses to help UK's Covid-hit arts sector
Actor appeals for funds to save jobs in industry that is one of worst affected by pandemic

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

01, Sep, 2020 @2:35 PM

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The week in theatre: The Welkin; Krapp’s Last Tape/ Eh Joe/ The Old Tune; The Sunset Limited – review
A pregnant question hangs over Lucy Kirkwood’s elegant new courthouse drama, while a superlative Beckett triple bill could teach Cormac McCarthy a thing or two

Kate Kellaway

26, Jan, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Beckett Triple Bill review – ticklish satire and quiet melancholy
David Threlfall, James Hayes, Niall Buggy and Lisa Dwan star in Trevor Nunn’s atmospheric productions of Krapp’s Last Tape, Eh Joe and The Old Tune

Arifa Akbar

19, Jan, 2020 @12:29 PM

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Star debuts and happy returns: theatre, dance and comedy in 2020
Tom Stoppard gets personal, Cush Jumbo does Hamlet, Hollywood names bring everything from tragedy to comedy … plus dance confronts shame and there’s standup open heart surgery

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

02, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Waiting for … the reunion of two theatre greats in Beckett triple bill
Director Trevor Nunn revives The Old Tune and casts Shameless star in a plum role

Vanessa Thorpe

07, Dec, 2019 @6:07 PM

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The week in theatre: The Bridges of Madison County; Oklahoma!; Blues in the Night – review
Three musicals explore every shade of love and longing

Kate Kellaway

28, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Red Joan review – soporific spy story
A dreary dramatisation of the life of Kremlin agent Melita Norwood

Wendy Ide

21, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Red Joan review – Judi Dench underused in brittle defector drama
Trevor Nunn’s film about ‘granny spy’ Melita Norwood aims for The Imitation Game-style spring, but squanders its greatest acting asset

Peter Bradshaw

17, Apr, 2019 @4:00 PM

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The week in theatre: True West; Hole; Fiddler on the Roof – review
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn slug it out as Sam Shepard’s feuding brothers, women rabble-rouse at the Royal Court, and Trevor Nunn’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof misses its moment

Susannah Clapp

08, Dec, 2018 @2:00 PM

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