Michael Coveney: Three is the magic theatrical number
Chief critic Michael Coveney discusses winning theatrical trilogies and The Hairy Ape
Michael Coveney: Underground with Belarus Free Theatre
As BFT prepare to move their tenth anniversary celebrations into the Young Vic next week, our Chief Critic reflects on their performance of Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis
Michael Coveney: 'Maggie Smith dubbed me her premature obituarist'
A look ahead to the Dame's upcoming appearance on Graham Norton and her new Alan Bennett movie
Young Chekhov: The Birth of a Genius (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Jonathan Kent's trilogy brings Chekhov's first three plays together for the first time ever
Michael Coveney: 'You can judge a book by its cover and a show by its first scene'
Critic Michael Coveney on first impressions, Zippos Circus and the clownish joys of Mark Rylance and Kenneth Cranham
Michael Coveney: Could men become the new minority in theatre?
By Michael Coveney
Some of the greatest female roles in world drama are currently being re-defined
Michael Coveney: Critics crown Hytner with award while Dench goes on desert island
Our chief critic reflects on yesterday's award ceremony
Was Dinner with Saddam to critics' tastes?
By Editorial Staff
Anthony Horowitz's new farce features Steven Berkoff as Saddam Hussein and divides opinion