OPINION

Last week, theatre publishing and licensing company Samuel French announced it will shut the doors of its London shop after 187 years in the...

A spin of the wheel. A toss of a coin. The striking of a match. Chance is part of what makes the theatre so...

Much is made these days of our isolated social bubbles. So I wasn't surprised to be contacted, independently, by two prominent London producers following...

It seems incredible that Let It Shine (BBC1, February 18) has now reached its semi-final. Whereas The Voice and The X Factor seem to...

You might find it hard to believe when confronted by my aristocratic profile and noble bearing, but I was brought up in a small...

I recorded tracks for my second Broadway cast album earlier this week. That's quite remarkable when you consider I’ve never appeared in a Broadway...

When you watch a musical, a big part of the aural experience is the work done on the sound of it. That's not just the...

It started the way these things always start. A venerable figure in the theatre industry said a controversial thing. Then other people weighed in...

Three apparently unrelated stories in this week’s paper should give pause for thought. The first is news that Labour is launching an inquiry into the...

On Saturday, Art by Yasmina Reza ends its 10-week run at the Old Vic Theatre. This first West End revival has seen the play again well-received...

After the excesses of the Christmas season, hearty drinkers sometimes declare the following month to be 'dry January', where they self-impose temporary abstinence. The...

As a member of BAFTA, I have recently spent more time in its Piccadilly cinema and my local than at any time in the...
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