Archive
A very limited selection of my work predating this website (before 2015)

(under construction)

Features and interviews

When Frances Barber snapped a knee ligament on stage
The Times Nov 2007 (external link)
Stockard Channing - Awake and Sing! at the Almeida
What's On Oct 2007 (text)
Dr Johnson's relationship with the child slave Frank Barber is to be told on stage
The Independent Oct 2003 (external link)
Peter Hall interview in Los Angeles
The Independent Jan 2001 (text)
Honor Blackman prepares for Anouilh's comedy Mademoiselle Colombe
The Independent Sep 2000 (external link)
Exclusive interview with Salman Rushdie as his fairy-tale is staged
The Sunday Telegraph Sep 1998 (external link)
Michael Attenborough on his emotional hot-house Romeo and Juliet
Times Educational Supplement Oct 1997 (external link)

 

Reviews

Books

Darlinghissima: Letters to a Friend by Joan Flanner
The Listener May 1988 (scan)
Night Night by Sharman Macdonald
The Listener Mar 1988 (scan)
The Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them by Forward and Torres
The Listener Feb 1988 (scan)
A Friend from England by Anita Brookner
The Listener Aug 1987 (scan)
(Two books on Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier)
The Listener Jun 1987 (scan)
A Warmer Season, The Redemption of Elsdon Bird, In the Palm House and Night, Dawn, The Accident by Olshan, Owen, Sullivan and Wiesel
The Listener May 1987 (scan)
Our Father, Set on Edge and Mate in Three by Bernice Rubens
The Listener Apr 1987 (scan)

 

Audio

Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Director Blanche McIntyre discusses her production of The Comedy of Errors
Theatrevoice Oct 2014
Director Jonathan Munby on casting Eve Best in Antony and Cleopatra
Theatrevoice Jun 2014
Bill Buckhurst talks about The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe
Theatrevoice Mar 2014
Director Martin Parr on his radically abbreviated Hamlet
Theatrevoice Jan 2014
Susannah Fielding on playing Hermia for Michael Grandage in the West End
Theatrevoice Oct 2013
Joseph Millson talks Macbeth
Theatrevoice Oct 2013
Actor Lyndsey Marshal looks at Othello through Emilia’s eyes
Theatrevoice Aug 2013
Olivier-award-winner Michelle Terry on A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Theatrevoice Jun 2013
Farah Karim-Cooper explores Renaissance indoor theatre at the Globe
Theatrevoice Jan 2013
Director Phyllida Lloyd on her acclaimed all-female Julius Caesar
Theatrevoice Dec 2012
Jonathan Croall explores the wonderful world of John Gielgud (1/2) and (2/2)
Theatrevoice Oct 2012
Michael Pennington talks about playing Antony and his latest book
Theatrevoice Sep 2012
Simon Russell Beale talks about his star performance as Timon
Theatrevoice Aug 2012
Actor Jamie Parker plays Henry V at the Globe
Theatrevoice Aug 2012
Director Toby Frow discusses The Taming of the Shrew at the Globe
Theatrevoice Aug 2012
Greg Doran on his African Julius Caesar
Theatrevoice Jul 2012
Tom Bird on Globe to Globe
Theatrevoice Jun 2012
Birdsong star Eddie Redmayne on his award-winning role as Richard II
Theatrevoice Feb 2012
Ian Rickson discusses his Hamlet (starring Michael Sheen)
Theatrevoice Dec 2011
Ian Brown discusses King Lear, starring Tim Pigott-Smith
Theatrevoice Oct 2011
Haydn Gwynne on Richard III
Theatrevoice Sep 2011
Charles Edwards talks about his role as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing
Theatrevoice Jul 2011
Janie Dee on All’s Well That Ends Well
Theatrevoice Jun 2011
Jonathan Slinger talks playing Macbeth
Theatrevoice May 2011
Greg Doran talks about his RSC Cardenio
Theatrevoice May 2011
Dominic Dromgoole on his touring Hamlet
Theatrevoice May 2011
Rupert Goold on his thrilling production of Romeo and Juliet
Theatrevoice Mar 2011
Simon Callow on Twelfth Night and Sir Toby Belch
Theatrevoice Feb 2011
Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet at the National
Theatrevoice Oct 2010
Roger Allam plays Falstaff at the Globe
Theatrevoice Aug 2010
Lucy Bailey on the Scottish play
Theatrevoice May 2010
Actor Will Keen: Cheek by Jowl and the Scottish Play
Theatrevoice May 2011
Director Michael Attenborough on Measure for Measure
Theatrevoice Mar 2010
Director Marianne Elliott and NT Live Shakespeare (wrt to All's Well That End's Well)
Theatrevoice Aug 2009
Director Thea Sharrock discusses As You Like It
Theatrevoice May 2009
Greg Doran on Hamlet and David Tennant
Theatrevoice Aug 2008
Award-winning director/designer Melly Still (wrt Thomas Middleton)
Theatrevoice Jun 2008
Declan Donnellan on Troilus and Cressida
Theatrevoice Jun 2008
The Merry Wives of Windsor at Shakespeare’s Globe (Christopher Luscombe)
Theatrevoice May 2008
Dominic Dromgoole on the new season at Shakespeare’s Globe
Theatrevoice Feb 2008
Stephen Unwin on the new Rose Theatre
Theatrevoice Feb 2008
Rupert Goold discusses his five-star Macbeth
Theatrevoice Oct 2007
Nick Hytner talks lots about Much Ado About Nothing
Theatrevoice Oct 2007
Director Rebecca Gatward on The Merchant of Venice
Theatrevoice May 2007
RSC chief Michael Boyd battles with Shakespeare's Histories (1/2) and (2/2)
Theatrevoice Apr 2007
Veteran actor Oliver Ford Davies analyses the Bard
Theatrevoice Apr 2007
Director Jo Howarth talks to Heather Neill about her 90-minute Much Ado About Nothing
Theatrevoice Mar 2007
Edward Hall, on Propeller staging a double bill of The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night
Theatrevoice Feb 2007
Tim Supple talks RSC Shakespeare
Theatrevoice Dec 2006
The National’s Nick Hytner on Ben Johnson
Theatrevoice Sep 2006
Director Marianne Elliot sets Much Ado About Nothing in 1950s Cuba
Theatrevoice Jun 2006
Peter Hall directs Measure for Measure at last!
Theatrevoice May 2006
Dominic Dromgoole: top man at Shakespeare’s Globe (wrt Anthony and Cleopatra)
Theatrevoice May 2006
Greg Doran on the RSC Antony and Cleopatra
Theatrevoice Mar 2006
Director Stephen Unwin ponders the mysteries of Hamlet
Theatrevoice Feb 2006
Director Dominic Cooke tackles As You Like It
Theatrevoice Jan 2006
Review of two political Shakespeare plays (Deborah Warner's Julius Caesar and Nick Hytner's Henry IV – with David Benedict, Jane Edwardes and Dominic Cavendish)
Theatrevoice May 2005
Review of King Lear (Corin Redgrave/RSC – with David Benedict, Charles Spencer, Rachel Halliburton)
Theatrevoice Jan 2005
Review of Much Ado About Nothing (all female - with Kate Bassett, David Benedict and Carole Woddis)
Theatrevoice Jun 2004
Review of Hamlet (Trevor Nunn/Ben Wishaw – with Kate Bassett, David Benedict and Jane Edwardes)
Theatrevoice May 2004
Interview with star actor Mark Rylance (1/2) and (2/2)
Theatrevoice Apr 2004

 

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