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Tuesday 26 February 2013
The Arts Diary
Thursday 21 February 2013
The Old Vic Tunnels – the cult arts venue that has hosted successful gallery shows, performances by award-winning actors and even a former US President – is to close.
IoS theatre review: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Old Vic Tunnels, London
So Great a Crime, Finborough, London
Fiesco, New Diorama, London
Sunday 13 January 2013
Fiona Shaw leads her audience a surprisingly merry dance to Coleridge's bleak epic poem
Saturday 12 January 2013
The actress Harriet Walter, who is currently starring in the Donmar's all-female Julius Caesar, will narrate the role of Scout in the courtroom scene of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird at the Bath Literature Festival on the 8 and 9 March.
Monday 10 December 2012
‘I rather expected she’d be prettier’ says Wendy of Tinker Bell and I imagine much of the audience thought the same. In Sally Cookson’s production of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan, Tinkerbell is not exactly the daintiest of fairies. In fact, she’s a man.
Saturday 08 December 2012
Francesca Steele finds some startling alternatives to the multiplex
Monday 03 December 2012
The Sex and the City actress will appear in Sweet Bird of Youth
Wednesday 21 November 2012
For the first time ever the marathon fundraising performances will all be set to music
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Daphne Slater was just 19 when the critics praised her Juliet at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon.
Travel Agenda: Viva Old Vic! Bright light, North star, Mexican brave, Rich coast, Peru PC problem, The big trip, 7
Friday 26 October 2012
Where to go and what to know
Sunday 14 October 2012
A much-loved British watercolourist paved the way with his daring, continental tendencies
Saturday 13 October 2012
Michael Stipe will perform at the Serpentine tonight as part of the gallery's Memory Marathon. The former REM frontman will not be singing but reading “a humorous essay on memory in front of a looped video piece”.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Today (5 August)
The Last of the Haussmans, NT Lyttelton, London
The Prophet, Gate Theatre, London; Democracy, Old Vic, London
Sunday 24 June 2012
Julie Walters' old hippy is still young at heart in this well-cast and strongly-written drama about bricks, mortar and the legacy of the 1960s
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Arts bodies will have to broadcast performances and exhibitions live on a new digital arts “channel” in return for receiving government money, under a radical funding shake-up proposed by Jeremy Hunt.
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