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Sir Ronald Harwood, Oscar-winning scriptwriter for The Pianist, dies at 85 | Ronald Harwood | The Guardian

Sir Ronald Harwood, the playwright and screenwriter best known for The Dresser and his Oscar-winning script for The Pianist, has died aged 85. Harwood, who also wrote several books and … Continue reading


How do actors do the same thing every night? Easy – it’s never the same | Stage | The Guardian

As the audience find their seats they listen to a medley of 1940s music: Gracie Fields, George Formby, Noël Coward. Hidden backstage, less than four metres from them, I indulge … Continue reading

01/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Quote • “I SAW HIS LEAR…”

“I saw his Lear. I was pleasantly disappointed.” ‘Sir’ in Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser talking about a rival actor.  

12/12/2016 · Leave a comment

Ken Stott: ‘Actors can’t make a living from theatre anymore. It’s chilling’ | Interviews, Picks | The Stage

When I go to meet Ken Stott at London’s Duke of York’s Theatre, he’s like a touring actor arriving at the stage door for his latest visit to a familiar … Continue reading

10/22/2016 · 1 Comment