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Thursday 28 November 2013
While the job of England football manager has long been open to foreigners, Kevin Spacey believes that manager of another British institution, the National Theatre, would never be available to an American.
Coming soon in theatre: Tom Hiddleston in 'Coriolanus', Iain Glen in 'Fortune's Fool', and the Moomins in 'Moominland Midwinter'
Sunday 24 November 2013
Howards Brenton and Davies are reunited at the Hampstead Theatre, for Drawing the Line (from 3 Dec), tackling the meaty topic of the partition of India in 1947. There’s more political upheaval at London’s Donmar Warehouse – of a Shakespearean variety. Coriolanus, starring Tom Hiddleston, opens 6 Dec. Fortune’s Fool begins the same day, at the Old Vic; Iain Glen stars in Turgenev’s biting comedy, directed by Lucy Bailey.
Tuesday 15 October 2013
It is obviously impossible to do justice to a career of the length and distinction of Paul Rogers' in a single article. There were, however, two omissions in the one you published (11 October), writes Timothy Gee. There was no reference to his work in films; I recall sitting through the credits on Carol Reed's version of Our Man in Havana to learn the name of the actor who had impressed me in a small but vital scene. Paul Rogers' name was known to me; this was a first encounter with an impressive talent. Other distinguished directors for whom he worked subsequently included Charles Crichton (twice), Ken Hughes and Peter Ustinov.
Sunday 13 October 2013
Candidates for the British stage’s most influential role are jostling for position after it emerged that Sir Kenneth Branagh has been approached to become the next artistic director of the National Theatre.
Thursday 22 August 2013
Actor uses MacTaggart lecture to warn of exodus of creative talent to the web
Friday 19 July 2013
Directed by Sally Cookson
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall says she has come to terms with taking on "older woman" roles as she prepares for her latest West End part.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
It was announced today that the legendary trainer had passed away
Saturday 08 June 2013
The National Theatre has taken the slog out of the Eugene O'Neill marathon melodrama that was fodder for Groucho Marx
Friday 31 May 2013
“I didn't think for one second that I would get the role.”
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Richard III has dominated the headlines since his remains were located under a Leicester car park. Now the British king, as depicted by Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, is to hit the spotlight once again in a major exhibition of portraits by Jonathan Yeo at the National Portrait Gallery.
Monday 13 May 2013
Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has been chosen to give an annual keynote speech to TV executives - about how his latest hit show bypassed television channels.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
2011, his centenary year, was the annus mirabilis of Terence Rattigan's posthumous reputation, with a spate of excellent revivals and new plays, too, inspired by forgotten aspects of his career, such Nicholas Wright's fascinating Rattigan's Nijinsky.
Saturday 16 March 2013
Mental instability colours Richard Greenberg's early play – but it wears its debts too obviously
Friday 08 March 2013
After his recent stint as Richard III the actor Mark Rylance is to take on another major period of British history in a television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s award-winning novels.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
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Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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