David Mamet

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Harvey Weinstein exits court after an arraignment over a new indictment for sexual assault on August 26th, in New York. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Towards the close of Untouchable: The Rise and Fall of Harvey Weinstein (BBC2, Sunday, 9pm and Monday, 11,15pm), a disturbing, slickly made documentar(...)

Anne Enright and Lucy Vigne-Welsh in Top Girls by Caryl Churchill in 1985. Photograph: Alan Byrne

It’s fascinating how the same set of words can have so many different meanings. I’m sitting in on rehearsals for Rough Magic’s forthcoming production (...)

‘I’m pretty sure she was up for it. But I didn’t want to do anything.’ Photograph: iStock

“I can’t watch Nigella with my mum,” the young man at the next table is saying. “She makes the food erotic. It’s extremely weird. Do you know what I m(...)

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy at a gala for the Atlantic Theater Company in New York, March 6, 2017. When the actress was implicated in the college admissions scandal, it stunned people in her acting circles and at the prestigious high school her older daughter attends. Photograph: Deidre Schoo/The New York Times

Felicity Huffman hated the myth of the perfect mother. “She should go the way of the dinosaur, extinct,” Huffman wrote in exasperation a few years ago(...)

‘Who are you calling a bipolar f***?’ Mark Wahlberg in ‘Mile 22’

When I came to look at my scrawled notes for the latest collaboration between Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg – following serviceable shared act(...)

Irish-born Stanley Townsend will perform Incantata next month at the Galway Arts Festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

“Incantata” means enchanted, spellbound, bewitched, in thrall to, beguiled by. It’s the title of a long poem by Paul Muldoon, which he wrote in memory(...)

Floored relationship: Zosia Mamet and Matthew Shear in The Boy Downstairs

Adam Driver has thrown his lot in with the Dark Side and Allison Williams went darker still in Get Out, but Girls alumnus Zosia Mamet is all bitterswe(...)

Bay Garnett. Photograph: David M Benett/Getty Images

Writing a profile of a woman of substance is easy to get wrong. In the effort to make a relatively unreachable subject accessible, it’s too tempting (...)

Kate Fleetwood in Medea. With characters she says ‘You can turn it on and off. I can be sat in traffic and take 30 seconds to check someone’s still in there. It’s bizarre’

“If you spend your evenings going to these horrible places, it’s part of your life.” Take it from an actor who knows. Kate Fleetwood has played both L(...)

Garrett Keogh and Michael Hayes. Photograph: Keith Currams

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford ★★★ It is a busy day at the Inishshannon Chronicle, a provincial newspaper in a fictitio(...)

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