Horrible people have exactly the same rights as nice people: the right to freedom of speech, to a fair trial and to seek political asylum.
Don't Lament 'Declining Audience Intelligence' Make Theatre an Essential Part of Everyone's Experience
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?
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.
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.
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.
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed some supernatural happenings that occurred filming for his current BBC drama
Parade's End, with its all-star cast, top-pedigree adaptation by Sir Tom Stoppard and the rich treasures of Ford Madox Ford's
Benedict Cumberbatch is relieved to set the record straight on how he's apparently "down on Downton", revealing a private
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.
Today, 3 July, is playwright and dramatist Sir Tom Stoppard's birthday. And what better way to wish him a wonderful day than