Gene Wilder

The week in pictures: 27 August - 2 September
Rob Brydon, Kerry Ellis and Sadiq Khan have been out and about in theatreland this week
Jonathan Slinger - Gene Wilder gave my Wonka so many dimensions
By Jonathan Slinger
Jonathan Slinger, who currently plays Willy Wonka in the West End, and the cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory pay tribute to Gene Wilder with a special performance of "Pure Imagination"
Gene Wilder dies aged 83
The actor starred as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
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20 Questions: Michael Simkins - 'It would be ill-mannered to have regrets'
By Editorial Staff
The actor and writer on his stage adaptation of Roger and Charlie Mortimer's Dear Lupin, and why he'd like to swap places with Ken Dodd
Michael Coveney: Chocs away, as Charlie checks into the refurbished Theatre Royal
Critics clocked into Charlie and the Chocolate Factory over the weekend - reviews appear on Wednesday - with a chance, too, to experience the re-decoration of the rotunda, the main ...
Is Douglas Hodge modelling his Wonka on Wilder?
By Editorial Staff
Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka Douglas Hodge's Willy Wonka will be "more Gene Wilder than Johnny Depp", the told Whatsonstage.com recently. Hodge is playing the mysterious sweetmaker ...