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Posted on 9 January 2018 | 7:51 pm
Jennifer Saunders, Samantha Spiro and Simon
WhatsOnStage.comJennifer Saunders, Samantha Spiro and Simon Callow to feature in new series at The Actors CentreWhatsOnStage.comThe final session will be with Simon Callow on 23 March. Callow recently performed Frank McGuinness' adaptation of Oscar Wilde's De Profundis, also part of Dominic Dromgoole's Wilde Season at the Vaudeville. All events run for an hour from 1pm at the ...
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 1:55 am
Theatre review: De Profundis at the
The TimesTheatre review: De Profundis at the Vaudeville, WC2The TimesNow this is immersive theatre: or, rather, was, because Simon Callow's extraordinary performance of Oscar Wilde's long love letter to his former lover has already completed its four-day run. Frank McGuinness's adaptation made a cameo appearance as part ...
Posted on 7 January 2018 | 4:05 pm
Simon Callow allows Wilde to vent his
Telegraph.co.ukSimon Callow allows Wilde to vent his indignation in this adaptation of De Profundis – reviewTelegraph.co.ukSome 21 years ago, Simon Callow told me that Oscar Wilde was his “absolute hero in every possible regard. The more I found out about him, the more I wanted to be him. I wrote a play about him when I was young. As a student at Queen's University ...
Posted on 6 January 2018 | 4:58 am
The Nutcracker, Royal Albert Hall, London,
The IndependentThe Nutcracker, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: 'A sturdy production'The IndependentHe simplifies some of the story, adding new special effects for this new setting. The ballet now opens with a view of the magician Drosselmeyer's steampunk workshop, with shadows on the window suggesting the preparations inside. A recorded narration ...
Posted on 1 January 2018 | 12:58 pm
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