TV & RADIO

Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society continues to fail upwards, now finding itself the winner of the BBC’s Community Choice Award, and its infamous production of...

Live theatre isn’t enough any more. Instead, we have a transatlantic telly/theatre hybrid rather casually inserted into the weekday evening schedule on ITV2. The UK...

Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel, Human Voices, this adaptation – with its fondly comic tone and towering personalities – has the unmistakable smack of...

The neglect of this Tom Stoppard play is odd given that some commentators, including John Tydeman who directed the first production for BBC radio...

NT Live has already shown that cinema audiences and actors can benefit from the immediacy offered by a live broadcast of a theatre production. There are no...

It could have been a misfortune of timing for Radio 3 that the centenary of Arthur Miller’s birth should fall in the same year...

This production of Miller’s unfilmed screenplay is an example of seriously joined-up thinking at BBC radio drama. Part of the Unmade Movies series, which...

The minute the French start hoisting flags over barricades, I start a-dreaming a dream, reprising the greatest hits of Les Miserables. And Les Mis...

Playwright Tanika Gupta doesn’t want to be defined by her British Bengali background, nor be restricted by issues of ethnicity. But her new work...

It must have been hell for theatre director Charles Arrowby to have had to focus on other people. We meet him in retirement by...

The notion of playing his old Soho mucker once made John Hurt feel as unwell as Jeffrey Bernard was often said to be when...

Fin Kennedy’s plays for stage and radio simultaneously grip and discomfit his audience, not to mention potential producers. How to Disappear Completely and Never...
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