Pride and Prejudice (Sort Of), Bristol Old Vic, review: this all-singing, all-female Austen retelling is as richly layered
A generation ago, if you said the name Mr Darcy, the image of Colin Firth in a wet Regency shirt, dripping from a well-attired dip in the lake at his stately pile, Pemberley, was the swoon-making association
The playwright Peter Nichols, who was best known for his anarchic, acerbic and semi-autobiographical black comedies, has died at the age of 92. His agent, Alan Brodie, confirmed that Nichols died on Saturday
Stephanie Cole has made a career out of not acting her age. In her first role, while still studying at Bristol Old Vic, she was asked to play a 90-year-old. “It was in the most frightful play with Leonard
Four years ago, Ian McKellen signed a deal worth more than £1m for his memoirs before pulling out nine months later, saying that it had been “painful” to work on. That pain might be lessened by a new from
Emma Rice was born in Oxford in 1967 and studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 1994, she joined the touring company Kneehigh; her productions included The Red Shoes (2003) and Rebecca (2015).
Celebrity chef Jason Atherton deserves a standing ovation for reviving pre-theatre dining, a sub-branch of hospitality once considered little more credible than a student union bar. Since June, the globetrotting