The ‘most painted woman in the world’

She is known as ‘the most painted woman in the world’: around 225 artists have captured the captivating likeness of Suzy Solidor, including Tamara de Lempicka, Jean Cocteau, Francis Bacon, and Man Ray.

Review: The Lorax, Old Vic

It’s a welcome return for David Greig’s family musical version of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. An environmental, anti-capitalist fable delivered in surreal Seussian rhymes could sound a chore – but Greig’s handling manages to be both cartoon-bright and subtly shaded.

Chipo Chung: I had to go round the houses to get into theatre

When Chipo Chung last saw Christopher Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage, she didn’t understand it. Now, she’s about to play the queen herself at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s the first time the company has staged the tragedy.

Review: Performers, Assembly Rooms

What’s the noise you keep hearing while watching Irvine Welsh’s play? Laughter? Not so much. It’s more likely the terrible creaking of a woefully old-fashioned script, co-written with Dean Cavanagh.