Rebecca's Hallmark
Even though she made an auspicious debut as a ten year-old in her own father's wonderful Channel Four production of Mary Wesley's The Camomile Lawn, Rebecca Hall's rise has been rapid and remarkable.&
Arcola Rises as Fugard Fails
The cyclical nature of theatre was reinforced this weekend with the triumphant opening of the new Arcola and the sad departure of Susannah York, lately a luminous denizen of fringe venues from the ...
King's Speech and Other Mutters
Small plays sometimes make big movies, but not all that often. Starting off-Broadway, John Patrick Shanley's Doubt made a memorable movie for the performances of Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour ...
"Box-Office" Gross Bows Out
One of the most civilised and erudite of theatre critics, John Gross, has died aged 75 after suffering ill health for some time. He served on the Sunday Telegraph from 1989 to 2005, quite a long ...
Tate Nabs Tennant
Well, it's certainly a first. I can't remember a big West End production ever being announced on a Saturday morning, but my Blackberry blipped as I set about trying to fix the washing machine and ...
Blog: Sheridan Smith's Last Day on Legally Blonde
By Nancy Groves Theatergoer Reporter
Whatsonstage.com Award-nominated Sheridan Smith bows out of Legally Blonde The Musical at the Savoy Theatre tonight (8 January 2011) after 13 months tickling audiences pink as sorority girl ...
Bennett's Garland Shines Through Rainbow
By Whatsonstage.com Outing
The new year got off to a fantastic start with our very first Group Outing of the year to End of The Rainbow at Trafalgar Studios. With rave reviews, talk of spontaneous standing ovations and ...
Twelfth Night Twitters
Today is Twelfth Night and we take down the cards (always saving the best), remove the wreath, store the goose fat, stow the tree (desk-size these days, and plastic), savour the last panto reviews. ...
Passionate Pete Checks Out
The death of Pete Postlethwaite just about put the tin lid on the holiday season. No more celebrations in order, except sad ones. Not many actors could tap as directly into your emotions as could ...
Phantom Changes Add to Mystery
It is odd that the most drastic plot change made to the relaunched Love Never Dies at the Adelphi is something no-one ever complained about in the first place. That is, the momentum that carries