Rogues & Vagabonds

theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Archive Interview • ANNA CALDER-MARSHALL • The Importance of Being Earnest @ Oxford Playhouse • 2005

Anna Calder-Marshall knows she has it all. Not because she loves playing Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest under Erica Whyman’s direction at Oxford Playhouse — though she … Continue reading

06/28/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • THE NIGHT SHIFT • BAC, London [tour] • 2005

Theatre and dreams make frequent bed fellows and their love-act is often fecund and beautiful. Strindberg’s Dream Play, revived this year in Katie Mitchell’s stunning and unsettling production at the National, … Continue reading

06/26/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE • Sound Theatre • 2005

Frankie & Johnny [DVD] [1992] Frankie and Johnnie in the Clair de Lune is romantic comedy for people who think they don’t like romantic comedy. The characters of the short … Continue reading

04/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • THE HYPOCHONDRIAC • Almeida Theatre • 2005

There’s not a lot to say about the Almeida’s latest production of The Hypochondriac, in a new version of Molière’s lavatorial farce by Richard Bean. The plot is predictable enough: … Continue reading

02/12/2016 · Leave a comment