This week the London theatre bloggers – including syndicate Mates Laura Kressly and Johnny Fox – discuss Guys & Dolls, Jim Broadbent in A Christmas Carol and the culmination of the RSC’s King & Country cycle.
INTERVIEW: Paul Englishby, RSC composer for The Histories
As the Royal Shakespeare Company King and Country cycle hits London’s Barbican Centre, Matt Merritt is catching up on this insightful interview with the company’s industrious composer, Paul Englishby. How important is the music in these history plays?
Curse of the character actor? Antony Sher doubted he could play Falstaff
Tonight, Antony Sher opens in the West End in RSC’s transfer of Death of a Salesman. But, as acclaimed as the production is, as important as it is in this centenary year of Arthur Miller’s birth, and as epic a part as the role of life’s underdog Willy Loman (who Sher plays) is, the truth […]