Upending convention: Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

The choreographer’s business acumen and exceptional talent have propelled his work on to stages worldwide since his Swan Lake first took dance-love(...)

Buckley is currently appearing in BBC’s big-budgeted adaption of Wilkie Collins’s novel ‘The Woman in White’

“Sure nobody ever recognises me,” says Jessie Buckley. “I’m always scurrying around London under a hat and looking like a homeless person.” She laugh(...)

Eric McDowell: he joined the Bletchley Park establishment straight from school, and was part of the Japanese Emperor Codes cryptology department

Eric McDowell, who has died at at the age of 92, was involved in many facets of life in Northern Ireland, both business and private. However, a signif(...)

Miss Saigon: An operatic production that stuns.

Miss Saigon Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin ★★★★★ It’s set in the 1970s, but it has such urgent resonance for the world in 2017 that it’s almost dis(...)

Zizi Strallen as the eponymous nanny in Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s lavish new production of Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ It took years of negotiation for PL Travers to agree to a film adaptation of her best-selli(...)

Mary Poppins is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Kids and Christmas go together and nowhere with more gusto than at the Panto. Oh yes they do! What’s more, laugh for laugh, no entertainment offers b(...)

Les Misérables actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste who  died on Friday after falling from a fire escape in Brooklyn.

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American actor to play the lead role of Jean Valjean in the popular Broadway musical “Les Misérables,” died on F(...)

Gopichand Hinduja who has made it into the top twenty of billionaires living in Britain according to the Sunday Times 2014 Billionaire List. Photograph: Michael Stephens/PA Wire

Britain is now officially a billionaires’ playground, with more billionaires per capita than any other country.This elite club has 104 members who sha(...)

Film review: Saving Mr Banks

It seems unlikely that the folk behind this sentimental if irresistibly scrumptious paean to mid-20th-century escapism would admit to any postmoder(...)