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Posted on 15 March 2018 | 9:13 pm
The Pragnell Prize winner for 2018 is. . . -
Stratford upon Avon HeraldThe Pragnell Prize winner for 2018 is. . . - Stratford HeraldStratford upon Avon HeraldACTRESS Jane Lapotaire, who suffered a brain haemorrhage almost 20 years ago, has been named as the 29th recipient of the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award. The 73-year-old is best known for her Tony and Olivier Award-winning portrayal of Edith Piaf ...and more »
Posted on 14 February 2018 | 1:29 am
Obituary: John Barton - The Stage
The StageObituary: John BartonThe StageHis detailed but understated approach produced a raft of touchstone productions. John Barton with Janet Suzman in 2010. Photo: Stewart Hemley/RSC Barton with Janet Suzman in 2010. Photo: Stewart Hemley/RSC. Early highlights included Twelfth Night with ...and more »
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 3:54 am
West End to dim lights in memory of Peter
The StageWest End to dim lights in memory of Peter Hall - The StageThe StageVenues across the West End will dim their lights on Friday, September 15, in memory of the founder of Royal Shakespeare Company, Peter Hall. Hall died on September 11 at University College Hospital in London. He founded the RSC in 1960, aged 29, and ...and more »
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 9:01 am
'Why did Dad send me back to the school if
Daily Mail'Why did Dad send me back to the school if he knew I'd been raped?': Actor Donald Sinden's son on the horror of ...Daily MailWhen Marc Sinden, the actor son of much-loved theatrical knight Donald Sinden, found himself playing a paedophile priest in a new film, Property Of The State, he was flooded with painful and previously half-buried memories. Called on to act out the ...
Posted on 7 November 2015 | 6:19 pm
An All-White Cast For Shakespeare? What Is
“Perhaps an all-white cast will one day seem as absurd as Donald Sinden blacking up to play Othello in 1979, but fidelity to 16th-century staging has long served as an excuse for a lack of diversity in theatre.”
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 12:55 am
Is air conditioning the new battle of the
There can never be a meeting in the middle. It's like Never The Twain and the boys are Windsor Davies and the girls Donald Sinden. Of course, I do have some sympathy with our workplace sisters. Most air con system are supposedly calibrated to standards ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:34 pm
An all-white Shakespearean cast? It's
Perhaps an all-white cast will one day seem as absurd as Donald Sinden blacking up to play Othello in 1979, but fidelity to 16th-century staging has long served as an excuse for a lack of diversity in theatre. Women were not allowed on the stage in ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 10:00 am
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Actor Donald Sinden's
Film lovers attacked Bafta yesterday for failing to pay tribute to Bob Hoskins at its televised awards ceremony, but Sir Donald Sinden’s family are even more furious he was not featured either. Marc Sinden, whose father became a star after appearing in ...
Posted on 9 February 2015 | 9:27 am
Donald Sinden, British Actor of Stage and
Donald Sinden, a British actor whose versatility and deep, resonant voice kept him steadily employed on stage, screen and television for more than 60 years, died on Friday at his home in Kent, England. He was 90. His son, the actor and producer Marc ...
Posted on 12 September 2014 | 12:48 pm