Stockard Channing: ‘I like to think there could be a return to civilised discourse, intelligent diplomacy…’

Published in The i on August 1, 2017

To have one iconic part you’re associated with forever can be a joy, or a drag. Stockard Channing has two. Continue reading “Stockard Channing: ‘I like to think there could be a return to civilised discourse, intelligent diplomacy…’”

The women poets taking over the world

Poetry is exploding in popularity: igniting Instagram, streaming on Spotify, being shared on Twitter and going viral on YouTube. Forget high-brow impenetrability – today’s poets are pop-culturally literate, politically engaged, and eye-wateringly candid.

Review: Ink, The Almeida

To 1969, when a beleaguered, high-minded newspaper is sold to an Australian sheep-farmer with ambitions to turn it into a popular tabloid. The rag is The Sun, the proprietor Rupert Murdoch – and the playwright retelling this story, This House writer James Graham.

Review: Remnants, The Print Room

Dubbed an “electro-folk drama” by theatre-maker Patrick Eakin Young, director of the company Erratica, Remnants is a work that resists categorisation – a potent tapestry of song, electronic music, dance and recorded interviews.

Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Apollo Theatre

A Young Vic production going straight to the West End, it fails to unlock Williams’ circular conversations, leaving the starry leads – Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell – rather exposed.