Fergus Morgan

Fergus Morgan

Biography

Fergus Morgan is the winner of The Stage Critic Search 2016

Recent Articles

Culture in lockdown: Simon Stephens – ‘I've had the space to think properly’

Culture in lockdown: Simon Stephens – ‘I've had the space to think properly’

Playwright Simon Stephens tells Fergus Morgan how he’s been keeping busy during lockdown
Culture in Lockdown: Susan Wokoma – ‘There’s been no respite from staring life and death in the face’

Culture in Lockdown: Susan Wokoma – ‘There’s been no respite from staring life and death in the face’

Actor and writer Susan Wokoma tells Fergus Morgan about what she’s been reading, watching and working on during lockdown
Gecko's Amit Lahav: 'Adversity can be a chance to lift yourself to somewhere remarkable'

Gecko's Amit Lahav: 'Adversity can be a chance to lift yourself to somewhere remarkable'

After losing its show’s set to a fire at Battersea Arts Centre in 2015, Gecko is more prepared for disaster than most theatre companies. Artistic director Amit Lahav tells Fergus Morgan about surviving setbacks, the company’s latest project – a feature film on the BBC – and redeveloping an old factory on the waterfront
Culture in Lockdown: Roy Williams – ‘The idea of restarting work kept me going through Covid-19’

Culture in Lockdown: Roy Williams – ‘The idea of restarting work kept me going through Covid-19’

Playwright Roy Williams talks about the culture he has been enjoying in lockdown, including classic movies, The Eddy on Netflix and Mercury-nominated singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka’s latest album
The Empty Space: What should have opened this week – Heart

The Empty Space: What should have opened this week – Heart

Writer and performer Jade Anouka talks about one-woman show Heart, which was due to open at London’s Kiln Theatre. We also look at a significant show that opened this week in a previous year
Culture in Lockdown: Lucian Msamati – 'If ever there was a time to let ideas percolate, then this is it'

Culture in Lockdown: Lucian Msamati – 'If ever there was a time to let ideas percolate, then this is it'

Actor Lucian Msamati talks to Fergus Morgan about the culture he has been enjoying in lockdown, from watching Netflix documentary The Last Dance about his sporting hero Michael Jordan to catching up on podcasts
The Empty Space: What should have opened this week – Life of Pi

The Empty Space: What should have opened this week – Life of Pi

In the latest look at a show that should have opened this week but couldn’t because of the coronavirus lockdown, Fergus Morgan talks to Simon Friend, producer of Life of Pi, which was due to transfer from Sheffield to Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End. He also looks at a significant show that opened this week in a previous year
Culture in Lockdown: Vanessa Kirby – 'The imagination grows in silence. I didn’t realise that until now'

Culture in Lockdown: Vanessa Kirby – 'The imagination grows in silence. I didn’t realise that until now'

Actor Vanessa Kirby tells Fergus Morgan about the culture she has been enjoying in lockdown, from listening to Elizabeth Day’s How to Fail podcast to rewatching John Cassavetes’ films with her housemates
Culture in Lockdown: James McArdle – 'I had to Zoom with a Hollywood director from my teenage bedroom'

Culture in Lockdown: James McArdle – 'I had to Zoom with a Hollywood director from my teenage bedroom'

Actor James McArdle tells Tim Bano about returning to his family home in Glasgow for lockdown, binge-watching documentaries and working on a short with Rona Munro for NTS’ Scenes for Survival series
Crunch time: the nation’s funded theatres on their struggle to survive

Crunch time: the nation’s funded theatres on their struggle to survive

Venues supported by the UK’s arts councils have continued to connect with their communities despite losing box office income during the shutdown. Their leaders explain that without extra government cash or a timetable for reopening they may need to resort to redundancies to stay solvent
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