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criticism

Theatre PRs are at the front line of a theatre's relationships with the critics, columnists and reporters who cover theatre; and it’s an increasingly...

Last week I found myself uninvited from a press night. Before Christmas, the publicist for Cirque du Soleil sent me an invitation to review...

Cricket reporting was in danger of disappearing from the local press when the sport’s governing body stepped in to fund reporters. Daniel Rosenthal explains...

Consensus was in short supply among theatre critics in 2017, with everything from all-too-exclusive shows and gender swapping dividing opinion. Fergus Morgan looks back...

The issue of body-shaming in reviews has reared its ugly head this month. Unfortunately this is nothing new. The pursuit of the physical ideal is...

Playwright James Graham believes public funding for theatre criticism could help halt the decline in coverage, which he calls a “massive issue” for the...

I was saddened but not remotely surprised to read that 25% of theatre websites “fail disabled fans”. I would go further and say many...

One of the great mysteries of a life in theatre is how critics sometimes diverge completely in their opinions on the same shows. It...

Lyn Gardner has already done a very good job of covering the meat of last week’s Widening the Lens debate on diversity in criticism...
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