Rogues & Vagabonds

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

Quote • ‘THIS PRODUCTION CONTAINS SIGNIFICANT LONGEURS…’

‘If the audience were indeed entitled to know about elements that might alarm, distress or offend them, why should this be restricted to effects? No show is perfect, and shouldn’t … Continue reading

11/25/2016 · Leave a comment

Helen Mirren Holds Her Own (and Then Some) in a Cringe-Inducingly Sexist TV Interview, 1975 | Open Culture

Yes, she may only be famous for being rich and famous—not a particularly admirable cultural achievement. But, “and this is the big word: B-U-T-T-,” says Helen Mirren, “it’s wonderful that … Continue reading

06/10/2016 · 2 Comments

Archive Interview • TANIKA GUPTA • Sugar Mummies • 2006

Playwright Tanika Gupta has a new play, Sugar Mummies, in rehearsal at the Royal Court. It starts previews on 5 August and a lunchtime chat we had planned had to … Continue reading

03/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • TOSCA’S KISS • Orange Tree Theatre • 2006

You would think by now that Nuremberg as a subject would have reached saturation point. We’ve read the books, seen the films, eaves-dropped on the accused being cross-examined courtesy of … Continue reading

02/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • BONNIE GREER • Road to Nirvana • 2006

5th September, 2015: Bonnie Greer is giving a new talk at the Freedom Festival in Hull, entitled Malcolm X Does The Talk Shows, reflecting on her experiences of growing up on … Continue reading

09/04/2015 · Leave a comment