Matt Smith

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The Forgiven review – Chastain and Fiennes light up darkly comic thriller
John Michael McDonagh’s mostly entertaining adaptation of Laurence Osborne’s novel offers an unusual mix of provocation and penance

Benjamin Lee

11, Sep, 2021 @11:45 PM

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Last Night in Soho review – a gaudy romp that’s stupidly enjoyable
Edgar Wright’s time-travel film plays like a 60s pop song building towards a big climax

Xan Brooks in Venice

04, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Blood, gore and a healthy dose of catharsis: why horror can be good for us
A grisly feast of scary British films is heading our way. Why now? Once seen as ‘video nasties’, many believe they have a positive role to play in a pandemic

Vanessa Thorpe

14, Aug, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Game of Thrones prequel: what can we learn from the first images?
The first stills from House of the Dragon, the new series within George RR Martin’s fantasy universe, promise more of the same but also a tease of something new

Stuart Heritage

05, May, 2021 @7:20 PM

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Lily James: 'I got sucked into the vortex. I didn't know which way to turn'
She made her name playing sunny sweethearts, but now James is going gothic in a new Rebecca. She talks getting spooked on set, Covid bubbles and co-stars

Sophie Heawood

24, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'I've threatened to break the rules and kiss her': Claire Foy and Matt Smith on acting in lockdown
They’re separated by a two-metre stick but their chemistry is as strong as ever. The Crown stars on their socially-distanced take on Lungs; lockdown diets and naked drawings

Arifa Akbar

29, Jun, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Lungs: In Camera review – Claire Foy and Matt Smith mix the personal and planetary
In a physically distanced stage production, performed live to a Zoom audience, Duncan Macmillan’s play acquires new pertinence

Chris Wiegand

28, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Claire Foy and Matt Smith to live-stream Lungs in bid to save Old Vic
Tickets will soon go on sale for a ‘socially distanced’ version of 2019 sellout to shore up theatre’s ‘seriously perilous’ finances due to the coronavirus pandemic

Chris Wiegand

27, May, 2020 @10:24 AM

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The week in theatre: [Blank]; Lungs; Vassa – review
Alice Birch searches for hope in the criminal justice system, Claire Foy and Matt Smith bring wit to eco angst, and Siobhan Redmond makes a fine Gorky antiheroine

Susannah Clapp

26, Oct, 2019 @1:59 PM

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Lungs review – Claire Foy and Matt Smith shine in climate crisis drama
Duncan Macmillan’s two-hander is a frenetic portrait of flawed love in a flawed world, exposing the neuroses of a modern couple who struggle to put their principles aside

Arifa Akbar

20, Oct, 2019 @10:34 AM

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Behind the bloodshed: the chilling untold stories about Charles Manson
Tarantino’s epic is the big draw at Cannes. But there are other Manson movies around – including one about what ultimately happened to the young women who fell under the murderer’s spell

Burhan Wazir

15, May, 2019 @2:24 PM

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From the palace to Ikea: The Crown's Foy and Smith reunite for Old Vic run
Pair to star in two-hander Lungs as theatre also reveals a Beckett double bill with Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

30, Apr, 2019 @9:00 AM

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