Kenneth Tynan

Michael Coveney: Love is in the air
What with the Young Chekhov season, Gaslight and ENO's La boheme and Lady of Mtsensk, love is taking over
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
Mrs Henderson Presents (Theatre Royal, Bath)
Terry Johnson's production is 'charming, a little bit naughty and full of heart' but has some areas which could be tightened
Orson's Shadow (Southwark Playhouse)
Welles and Olivier go head to head in Austin Pendleton's drama
Michael Coveney: Will Emma Rice bring circus to the Globe a la Brook's Dream?
The surprise appointment of Rice at the Globe prompts memories of a landmark Shakespeare production
Matt Trueman: Bad theatre is bad for all of us
Theatre needs to offer audiences more than they can get from a night in with Mad Men
Michael Coveney: Savile play joins the queue of hits and disasters in the wings
The glut of Spring and Summer openings will include a controversial new drama about Jimmy Savile
Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies
Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past
Warren Clarke obituary - 'unforgettable in almost everything he did'
Clarke, who has died aged 67, was most recently seen on stage as Winston Churchill