Food for Thought: Hattie Morahan
The actress is starring in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House at the Duke of York’s Theatre, London. She tells Charlotte Cripps about her current reading, watching and surfing…
Sunday 22 September 2013
Sunday A night off! I hot-foot it to Soho Theatre to catch the last night of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s one-woman show Fleabag. It’s filthy and brilliant.
Monday I've just moved house, and stumble upon the amazing Neil Brand presenting Sound of Cinema on Radio 3 while I wade through boxes. Today, he analyses Bernard Herrmann’s soundtrack for Vertigo.
Tuesday Late back home after the show, I catch up with Sky Arts’ In Conversation with Michael Shannon. His Agent Van Alden in Boardwalk Empire is a masterclass in deadpan.
Wednesday Off to the British Museum to see the Pompei exhibition before it closes.
Thursday En route to the matinee, I look up a favourite website, Letters of Note. Sidelined by links to its archive, I find words from Ted Hughes to his son, advising him to “live like a mighty river”. A good thought to carry with me into a two-show day.
Friday I’ve been drooling at the prospect of a Cate Blanchett/Woody Allen collaboration, so take in an afternoon showing of Blue Jasmine.
Saturday On the Tube home from the theatre, read the adventures of James Adair, in Rowing After the White Whale, about crossing the Indian Ocean in a rowing boat: funny and terrifying.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Germanwings crash: Police make 'significant discovery' at home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
- 2 Germanwings captain Patrick Sondenheimer tried to break into locked cockpit door 'with an axe' as plane was descending
- 3 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
Jeremy Clarkson courted by Russian Ministry of Defence TV station to present motoring show
One Direction fans campaign to buy the band after Zayn Malik quits
Kay Burley 'bias' against Ed Miliband prompts 130 complaints to Ofcom
Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest