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From Olivier’s dance of death to Picasso’s Quixote: the National Theatre’s poster power | Stage | The Guardian

An exhibition of highlights from the NT’s archive triggers memories of striking productions and shows how the poster imprints a play on the public’s imagination Source: From Olivier’s dance of … Continue reading

10/19/2017 · 5 Comments

Quote • SIR PETER HALL • Acting versus Performing

“To me the greatest actor was [Ralph] Richardson. Larry was a great performer. In a way you always knew it was performing. But he was such an extraordinary conjurer that … Continue reading

09/14/2017 · 2 Comments

Archive Interview • RONALD PICKUP • Look Back in Anger • 2006

Whichever way you look at it, Ronald Pickup’s credits are extensive. In Peter Hall’s Bath season programme, his biog for Look Back in Anger runs to two columns. Google him … Continue reading

03/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • GAWN GRAINGER • You Can’t Take it With You • 2007

Throw a name – any name – at Gawn Grainger and I’d be very surprised if he wasn’t able to conjure up a theatrical anecdote to match. Gregarious, intelligent and fun to … Continue reading

08/08/2014 · Leave a comment