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OBITUARIES

Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf was only the second play by a black woman to be...

Few figures championed regional theatre in Britain in the second half of the last half century so steadfastly or successfully as John Harrison, who...

Pauline Knowles, who has died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 50, was a leading actor on the Scottish stage whose...

As the Royal Court Theatre’s international director for more than 20 years, Elyse Dodgson introduced British audiences to writers and plays from around the...

As the actor Rio Fanning and writer Michael Robartes, the son of Irish playwright AP Fanning led a double life – one that also...

Cicely Berry's influence on the speaking of text, on the physicality of actors' vocal performances and the central importance of a body-and-mind approach to...

Together with his writing partner Alan Simpson, Ray Galton was a titan of radio and television comedy with the era-defining Hancock’s Half Hour and...

When she moved to Scotland in 2005, the Brisbane-born dancer and choreographer Janis Claxton brought with her a formidable can-do attitude that owed something...

Dudley Sutton was lately famous as the tweed-suited, beret-wearing Tinker Dill, roguish sidekick to Ian McShane’s antiques dealer Lovejoy for eight years from 1986....

The agent Janet Glass was a formidable but graceful champion of overlooked plays, agitating for new work, and a devoted, indefatigable defender of a...

In the landmark 1976 adaptation of Robert Graves’ I, Claudius, Sheila White was involved in one of British television’s most controversial scenes when, as...

For a generation of television viewers, John Line will be remembered as the dashing Dr Andrew Shaw who set pulses racing in the medical...
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