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obituaries

Few figures championed regional theatre in Britain in the second half of the last half century so steadfastly or successfully as John Harrison, who...

Pauline Knowles, who has died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 50, was a leading actor on the Scottish stage whose...

As the Royal Court Theatre’s international director for more than 20 years, Elyse Dodgson introduced British audiences to writers and plays from around the...

As the actor Rio Fanning and writer Michael Robartes, the son of Irish playwright AP Fanning led a double life – one that also...

The Royal Court's international director, Elyse Dodgson, has died. Dodgson, who worked at the Royal Court for more than 30 years and held the role...

Cicely Berry's influence on the speaking of text, on the physicality of actors' vocal performances and the central importance of a body-and-mind approach to...

Together with his writing partner Alan Simpson, Ray Galton was a titan of radio and television comedy with the era-defining Hancock’s Half Hour and...

When she moved to Scotland in 2005, the Brisbane-born dancer and choreographer Janis Claxton brought with her a formidable can-do attitude that owed something...

Dudley Sutton was lately famous as the tweed-suited, beret-wearing Tinker Dill, roguish sidekick to Ian McShane’s antiques dealer Lovejoy for eight years from 1986....
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