Singin’ in the Rain: production packed with style, talent and unashamed joy

Only a brave director will try to reproduce on stage a phenomenal cinematic success such as Singin’ in the Rain. Here, the courage of Joseph C Wals(...)

Three’s company: Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock and Klara Kristin in Love

For the second time this year, critics are risking ridicule for declaring a supposedly sexually explicit film “boring”. You know how it goes. Oh, y(...)

John Wilson, principal conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, during rehearsals at the National Concert Hall. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When I meet John Wilson, it is late in the afternoon, and he has just done six hours of rehearsals for a Gershwin gig with the RTÉ Concert Orchestr(...)

Singin’ in the Rain Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin ****The biggest problem for an adaptation of the 1952 movie musical Singin’ in the Rain is that t(...)

Summer brides with deep pockets may be interested in Elizabeth Taylor’s first wedding dress, which goes under the hammer at a Christie’s London auctio(...)

Deanna Durbin  in May 1939 with her first husband Vaughn Paul in the clubhouse of Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. Photograph: AP
Obituary: Deanna Durbin

When a teenage Deanna Durbin appeared on screen in the 1930s, in a decorous white dress, singing with a bell-like purity, audiences sighed cont(...)

Actor, producer, and sometime dancer Vincent Cassel sits his distinctively slim frame down into a chair, producing a neat configuration of acut(...)