Tim Bano

Tim Bano

Biography

Tim Bano is joint lead critic for The Stage. He has also written for the Guardian and Time Out, and has worked as a producer on BBC Radio 4.

Recent Articles

The Third Day

The Third Day

Horror project from Punchdrunk and Dennis Kelly bleeds theatre and TV into each other in a remarkable, atmospheric experimental drama
Godspell in Concert

Godspell in Concert

An array of stars including Ruthie Henshall, Darren Day, Jenna Russell, Jodie Steele and Sam Tutty deliver an online Godspell concert unlike any other
Stephen Schwartz: ‘This is a time when we all could use a little joy’

Stephen Schwartz: ‘This is a time when we all could use a little joy’

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz tells The Stage about the return of Godspell on both sides of the Atlantic
Michael Buffong

Michael Buffong

Talawa artistic director Michael Buffong tells Tim Bano about how the black-led touring theatre company has inspired his career from the start
Hamilton

Hamilton

Stunning filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s era-defining musical, starring the original Broadway cast and released on Disney Plus
Anansi the Spider Re-spun

Anansi the Spider Re-spun

A joyful, lively adaptation of Anansi the Spider stories reworked for the web by the Unicorn Theatre
Culture in Lockdown: Monica Dolan – 'It’s been really busy'

Culture in Lockdown: Monica Dolan – 'It’s been really busy'

Actor Monica Dolan talks about her busy lockdown schedule including working with Alan Bennett, releasing film Days of the Bagnold Summer, and featuring in a Headlong Unprecedented short with Alex Lawther
Culture in Lockdown: Michelle Collins – 'I watched a lot of TV at first, now I’m trying to be more creative'

Culture in Lockdown: Michelle Collins – 'I watched a lot of TV at first, now I’m trying to be more creative'

Actor Michelle Collins talks to Tim Bano about the culture she has been enjoying during lockdown, from Grayson’s Art Club to past adaptations of The Birthday Party, which she was due to tour before the pandemic hit
Culture in lockdown: Mark Gatiss – ‘the muse is not kind during a global pandemic’

Culture in lockdown: Mark Gatiss – ‘the muse is not kind during a global pandemic’

From an Adam Sandler film to 1940s murder mysteries with titles such as Vegetable Duck, much-admired creator of theatre and TV favourites Mark Gatiss tells Tim Bano about the culture he has been enjoying during lockdown
Unprecedented

Unprecedented

Part of the BBC’s Culture in Quarantine series, Unprecedented takes the form of 14 short plays from writers such as James Graham and April De Angelis
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