We've all heard the song. But there's more to life than football and fighting. So how do England and Germany measure up at the Nobels? The Oscars? Crufts? Kevin Rawlinson keeps score
The late Harold Pinter, who first directed the late Simon Gray's The Late Middle Classes, found it to be a rich and beautifully wrought piece of work that was "deeply satisfying" to direct. I see what he means but I do not share his certainty.
The director David Leveaux has worked with Beckett and Pinter. But it's Simon Gray who deserves equal billing
Behind the celebrity froth of Fraser's diaries lies a tougher book about living and loving through adversity.