Michael Coveney

Michael Coveney: Bidding a critical farewell after ten years
Reviewer Michael Coveney on stepping down as critic for WhatsOnStage
Michael Coveney: Criticism is at the crossroads, but does the public care a hoot?
Michael Coveney addresses the challenges of criticism both online and in print
Matt Trueman: Theatre critics need more space and time
Trueman explains why theatre criticism, compared to other forms, is a question of stamina
Michael Coveney steps down as WhatsOnStage theatre critic
After ten years working for WhatsOnStage, Michael Coveney will take a step back from reviewing
Bugsy Malone returns to the Lyric
The hit production of Alan Parker's musical returns in 2016
Theatre etiquette: what a week
From angry audience members, to unhappy ushers, our week focusing on theatre etiquette provoked some challenging, interesting and heated debate
Here We Go (National Theatre, Lyttelton)
Caryl Churchill's short new play is directed by Dominic Cooke
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