Tom Stoppard

Don't Lament 'Declining Audience Intelligence' Make Theatre an Essential Part of Everyone's Experience

Paul Clayton | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Clayton

We need to make more theatre more accessible to more people so that they can understand the experience more easily. If we are going to do this, then surely the heartland of what is termed commercial theatre is not the place to start?

Review: Tom Stoppard's 'The Hard Problem', National Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The Hard Problem is Tom Stoppard's first new play since 2006's Rock & Roll and therefore this is a much anticipated production at the National Theatre. The Hard Problem in hand is simply, what is consciousness? But the play itself is actually hard going.

It's All About the Over-60s at the Altar

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Kallenbach

People in their sixties or over are agreeing to tie the knot, even though they might have reached an age where they had originally thought they might be spending the rest of their lives together.

The Existential Crisis of Extras

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

It was a cold November evening when I found myself seated expectantly for Core Theatre's delightful production of Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'. Staged in the Paragon area of Bath (a hidden gem in its own right) Core's production is the result of months of hard work by Director Andy Cork, the production team and the cast.

Caroline Frost

Cumberbatch's Curious Incident In The Night-Time | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed some supernatural happenings that occurred filming for his current BBC drama Parade’s End. The a...

New Cumberbatch Drama Well Received, But Hardly Heard

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Parade's End, with its all-star cast, top-pedigree adaptation by Sir Tom Stoppard and the rich treasures of Ford Madox Ford's original novels, afforde...

Caroline Frost

INTERVIEW: Benedict Cumberbatch: 'I Don't Even Speak Like That' | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is relieved to set the record straight on how he's apparently "down on Downton", revealing a private joke got taken completely ou...

Making PUNCH for the Edinburgh Fringe

Kirsty Mann | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Kirsty Mann

The Fringe experience wasn't new for me. My debut as a moorhen in a student musical went down a storm. Later, moving on to bigger and better things, I performed with Frisky & Mannish as a "small child" on the cabaret circuit. And I'd also been a lot of times just to get sloshed in the Pleasance Dome.

Happy Birthday, Tom Stoppard!

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home

Today, 3 July, is playwright and dramatist Sir Tom Stoppard's birthday. And what better way to wish him a wonderful day than with a thoroughly ins...