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Sunday, June 18, 2023

‘Don’t be frightened of chaos’: Mark Rylance answers questions from readers and famous fans by Lisa O'Kelly

The revered actor, passionate activist and I Ching devotee fields queries on self-doubt, levelling up the arts, and turning loss into beauty from admirers including Greta Thunberg, Eddie Red…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:25AM
Sunday, June 23, 2019

All change! Meet the new artistic directors shaking up British theatre by Susannah Clapp, With Interviews By Killian Fox and Lisa O'Kelly

Our critic reflects on the exciting developments sweeping our stages and below, some of the top new recruits share their stories and ways of working British theatre is in the process of a ma…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:12AM
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Roger Allam: ‘I like that in the theatre nothing is ever finished’ by Lisa O'Kelly

The actor on playing a factory owner in Rutherford and Son, shyness, and Peter Mannion’s take on Brexit Roger Allam is a distinguished English actor whose stage work has ranged from Inspec…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:32AM
Saturday, December 15, 2018

David Baddiel: ‘I’m unable, when I write a children’s book, not to have a bit of toilet stuff’ by Lisa O'Kelly

The TV comedian who helped bring us the football anthem Three Lions has become a prolific children’s author. How did it happen?David Baddiel is a comedian, TV presenter, screenwriter and a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM
Sunday, February 3, 2013

Marianne Elliott: 'Why do something that's run of the mill?' by Lisa O'Kelly

The director of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on taking risks and why she hated theatre as a childMarianne Elliott loves a challenge. The director of such high-risk proje…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:00AM
Saturday, April 30, 2011

Amanda Holden: 'I'm not the slapper the press portrayed me as' by Lisa O'Kelly

The actress talks about her new lease of life as senior talent show judge… and green ogre princessYour Britain's Got Talent fans might be surprised that you're playing Princess Fiona in Sh…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02PM

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