Michael Coveney: Cheers to The Weir, and to footie fans of The Pass
By Michael Coveney · 22 Jan 2014 · London

Our chief critic sees stars at The Weir and enjoys seeing football in the spotlight at the Royal Court

Catherine Love: Great expectations
By Catherine Love · 20 Jan 2014 ·

Are expectations a useful barometer against which to measure our theatrical experiences, or a barrier to enjoyment and surprise?

Michael Coveney: Chaucerian choices at the Unicorn, and Gielgud re-visited
By Michael Coveney · 20 Jan 2014 · London
The Pardoner's Tale at the Unicorn Theatre There was a time when Chaucer's Canterbury Tales were always within earshot in the theatre. The stage musical adapted from Nevill
Michael Coveney: Roger Lloyd Pack triggers fond memories
By Michael Coveney · 17 Jan 2014 · London

Our chief critic pays tribute to a naturally funny man who learned to accept his indelible association with Only Fools and Horses

Michael Coveney: Happy Days for bravo Beckett and glorious Ghosts
By Michael Coveney · 15 Jan 2014 · London

Apparitions are everywhere in theatreland currently, posits our chief critic

Catherine Love: Location, Location, Location
By Catherine Love · 13 Jan 2014 · London

As the Globe opens its new indoor Jacobean playhouse, Catherine Love ponders the importance of the spaces where we watch theatre

Michael Coveney: Cameron speaks out on saving theatres, Sherlock implodes
By Michael Coveney · 13 Jan 2014 · London

Cameron Mackintosh gives a strongly-worded interview on the subject of theatre upkeep, while the latest series of the BBC's Sherlock reaches an acclaimed climax and the Golden Globes take place in LA

Michael Coveney: The joys of not going to theatres... for a short while
By Michael Coveney · 10 Jan 2014 · London
On Monday it will be three weeks since I've stepped inside a theatre - not counting a Christmas Eve dash to The Snowman - and the time has flown by so enjoyably. The whole rhythm of a da
Michael Coveney: Bennett remembers Griffiths in a year of comedy losses
By Michael Coveney · 8 Jan 2014 · London
Richard Griffiths© Dan Wooller The first week of the New Year means the latest instalment of Alan Bennett's diary in the London Review of Books, and this year he's remembering Lady Thatcher
Catherine Love: Reasons to be cheerful
By Catherine Love · 6 Jan 2014 ·

It might be a gloomy time of year, but there is plenty to remain optimistic about in theatres across the country as we enter 2014, says Catherine Love

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