Michael Coveney

Michael Coveney at Edinburgh: Festival stunned by Ian Bostridge and a death camp masterpiece
By Michael Coveney · 14 Aug 2014

Our chief critic continues his exploration of this year's record-breaking EIF

The War (Edinburgh International Festival)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Aug 2014

A production from Russia marking the First World War centenary is a spectacular highlight of this year's EIF

Michael Coveney: A dog's life on the stage, Neil Bartlett steps out, and a grim new musical
By Michael Coveney · 24 Jul 2014

Our four-legged friends are hogging spotlights across the country

Michael Coveney: Summer treats with Noël Coward and seaside piers; RIP Peter Whelan
By Michael Coveney · 17 Jul 2014

Our chief critic enjoys a leading Coward interpreter and reflects on the death of the writer of The Accrington Pals

Michael Coveney: Carousel turns for Mary Rodgers, Arts Council cuts both ways
By Michael Coveney · 3 Jul 2014

The daughter of Richard Rodgers, who died last week, was a noted composer in her own right

Michael Coveney: Made in Dagenham strikes a chord; Tim Crouch weighs art against life; RIP David MacLennan
By Michael Coveney · 19 Jun 2014

The screen-to-stage musical continues a long tradition of industrial action as a subject for theatre

Skylight (Wyndham's Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 19 Jun 2014

Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's modern classic is the best production yet

South African Season: Fever/District 6 (Jermyn Street Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 16 Jun 2014

The first double-bill of Jermyn Street's South Africa season is a mixed bag

Michael Coveney: 'Sam Kelly was an actor of great technique and comic, Dickensian flourish'
By Michael Coveney · 16 Jun 2014

Our chief critic pays tribute to the late actor, who died on Saturday aged 70

Michael Coveney: Reflections on Rik Mayall as David Hare reopens Skylight
By Michael Coveney · 12 Jun 2014

The Young Ones star, who died this week aged 56, was a fine stage actor