Fergus Morgan

Fergus Morgan

Biography

Fergus Morgan is a freelance journalist and critic. He was the winner of The Stage Critic Search 2016

Recent Articles

Culture in lockdown: Marisha Wallace – 'I’ve played every kind of house.  Now I want Beyoncé-level success'

Culture in lockdown: Marisha Wallace – 'I’ve played every kind of house. Now I want Beyoncé-level success'

West End and Broadway star Marisha Wallace tells Fergus Morgan about the culture she has been enjoying since the pandemic hit, from binge-watching dramas about British royalty to teaching herself the guitar
Small Hours

Small Hours

Small Hours is a slow, sombre study of sleeplessness from Ava Wong Davies and Mandala Theatre Company
Ian Rickson

Ian Rickson

While the lockdown led to the postponement of his stage projects, the director has started a podcast and recorded his acclaimed Uncle Vanya for the screen. As the film is released in cinemas, he talks about about delving into the minds of playwrights and reviving Jerusalem in the West End next year
Culture in lockdown: Nicola Coughlan – ‘It has been terrible and tough, but it has proved the industry’s resilience’

Culture in lockdown: Nicola Coughlan – ‘It has been terrible and tough, but it has proved the industry’s resilience’

Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan tells Fergus Morgan about the culture she’s been consuming during lockdown and working from her family home in Galway
Culture in lockdown: Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss – ‘It was devastating to see Six close, but lovely to take a break’

Culture in lockdown: Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss – ‘It was devastating to see Six close, but lovely to take a break’

With hit musical Six due to reopen soon, its creators talk about finding inspiration during the lockdown in animated short films, the memoir of a non-binary Muslim drag artist and albums by Rina Sawayama and Lady Gaga
Culture in lockdown: Akram Khan – 'Art makes the invisible visible – we need to approach the invisible now'

Culture in lockdown: Akram Khan – 'Art makes the invisible visible – we need to approach the invisible now'

Dancer and choreographer Akram Khan tells Fergus Morgan about the culture he has been enjoying in lockdown, from Japanese animation and Lebanese film Capernaum to the work of stand-up comedian Hannah Gadsby
The You Play

The You Play

Inventive audio adaptation of The Winter’s Tale with Katherine Parkinson
Culture in lockdown: Emma Rice – ‘Running has been the only thing that has cleared my mind’

Culture in lockdown: Emma Rice – ‘Running has been the only thing that has cleared my mind’

The director talks about enjoying exercise during lockdown, finding humour in David Nicholls’ novel Us and preparing to broadcast Romantics Anonymous from Bristol Old Vic
Incidental Moments of the Day 

Incidental Moments of the Day 

The latest online instalment of Richard Nelson’s extraordinary magnum opus
Culture in lockdown: Lia Williams – 'I found lockdown refreshing. It was nice to have a pause without guilt'

Culture in lockdown: Lia Williams – 'I found lockdown refreshing. It was nice to have a pause without guilt'

Actor Lia Williams tells Fergus Morgan about the culture she’s enjoyed during lockdown, including I May Destroy You and Ozark on TV
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