Simon Callow is special guest - Farnham
Farnham HeraldSimon Callow is special guestFarnham HeraldSTAFF and pupils at Weydon School in Farnham were honoured to have Simon Callow CBE to officially open their new Globe building. Set in the courtyard of the building, an audience of parents, staff, Weydon alumni and VIPs were treated to an array of ...and more »
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 7:12 am
'Nothing is out of date': read the news
The Guardian'Nothing is out of date': read the news according to Charles Dickens ...The GuardianAnyone at large in the small hours of the morning in Victorian London might have bumped into the most famous writer of the age: Charles Dickens criss-crossing ...and more »
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 6:05 am
Actor Simon Callow reads Dickens - BBC News
Actor Simon Callow reads DickensBBC NewsWhen you think of Charles Dickens you think of his authorship - the characters, the stories, the immortality of his literary genius. But a new exhibition celebrates another side to Dickens which we know about but sometimes celebrate less: that's his ...
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 2:52 am
Giving 'The Philanthropist' an Infusion of
New York TimesGiving 'The Philanthropist' an Infusion of YouthNew York TimesThat seems to be the thinking behind the peculiar new West End production of “The Philanthropist,” the Christopher Hampton play that was written when its author, now age 71, was 23. The director Simon Callow's revival is at Trafalgar Studios through ...
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 1:21 am
The Philanthropist, Trafalgar Studios,
Hampstead and Highgate ExpressThe Philanthropist, Trafalgar Studios, review: 'Tonal inconsistency ...Hampstead and Highgate ExpressChanging attitudes and the milieu of the times certainly play their part. Christopher Hampton's England-set 1969 response to Moliere's The Misanthrope falls ...and more »
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 4:03 am
Mary Berry, Michael Morpurgo and more at
Acclaimed actor Simon Callow also returns for the second year running, this year speaking about Orson Welles, after a well-received talk about Dickens last year. TV history father and son duo Peter and Dan Snow will be giving a joint talk on Waterloo at St ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 9:36 pm
British theatre criticised for cancelling
Many of Britain’s leading figures in the world of arts and human rights have come forward to protest against the cancellation of the play, including Britain’s leading playwrights, Sir David Hare, the actor Simon Callow and the human rights activist ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 1:48 am
Abrupt Cancellation of London Play About
The abrupt cancellation of Homegrown, a new production that explores issues raised by the phenomenon of young Britons travelling abroad to join Islamic State, has provoked concerns and questions by some leading British theatre figures, including playwright ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 1:26 am
Critics outraged by British theater’s
One of Britain’s leading playwrights, Sir David Hare, the actor Simon Callow and the human rights activist Shami Chakrabarti wrote in a letter to the paper saying the cancellation is “a troubling moment for British theater and freedom of expression.
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Theatre accused of self-censorship after it
The signatories of an open letter to NYT include the sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor, playwright Sir David Hare, and actor Simon Callow. The play set out to explore the reasons why someone might be attracted towards extremist groups. It was organised by English ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 1:21 am