Howard Brenton

Michael Coveney: Hare and Billington illuminate the importance of playwrights
Our critic casts his eye over a wave of new theatre books, including David Hare's memoir The Blue Touch Paper
Michael Coveney: Festival fever in Manchester and the National Theatre
Festival season provides an opportunity to experience a multitude of artforms
Salisbury Playhouse announces season of plays on Magna Carta
By Editorial Staff
This year marks the 800th anniversary of the historic document
Michael Coveney: Nick's farewell knees-up at the National
The great and good of theatreland gathered at the NT on Friday to bid farewell to Nicholas Hytner
David Edgar to lead discussion of playwriting at Oxford University
Edgar will take up the post of visiting professor of drama studies
Thumbs up for Doctor Scroggy's War at Globe
By Nicole Goldstein
Howard Brenton's latest for the Globe is 'one of the very finest of this year's glut of First World War dramas'
Michael Coveney: Elegy for a massacre in Southwark, sweet sorrow at ENO, faint hearts at the Globe
Sweeney Todd was announced for the English National Opera and Doctor Scroggy's War opened at the Globe
Doctor Scroggy's War (Shakespeare's Globe)
Howard Brenton's play about the Great War is sharp and entertaining
Eternal Love (Tour - Blackpool)
By Nikki Wilcock
Eternal Love will leave a lasting impression on you, says Nikki Wilcock
Eternal Love (tour - Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Howard Brenton's new title for his drama about Abelard and Eloise, "Eternal Love", is itself a play upon words. Eternal and love are at the same time human, religious and political-philosophical concepts