Noel Coward

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Lydia Wilson, Bertie Carvel and Tamara Tunie, cast members  of the Old Vic’s production of The 47th: Carvel’s Trump is funny and persuasive as well as narcissistic and amoral. Photograph: David M Benett

Agatha Christie had three, Noel Coward had four and Alan Ayckbourn had five but only a handful of playwrights have had more than two plays running in (...)

‘Ach b’í an chúis ba mhó, thar amhras anonn, ná go ndúirt MMáirtín ar thairseach na vótála go raibh sé ar son foireann Shasana i gcluiche ceannais sacar na hEorpa.’ Grianghraf: Catherine Ivill /Getty

Tá an scrúdú iarbháis á dhéanamh ag Fango Fóill maidir leis an tubaist a ráinig dóibh i bhfoghthochán Chuan Bhaile Átha Cliath Theas an tseachtain che(...)

Noël Coward: Overcame the barriers of class and sexuality by constructing a persona that was glamorous, humorous, carefree and louche. Photograph: David Cairns/Daily Express/Hutton Archive/Getty Images

A headless mannequin is wearing a black and white check silk dressing gown, one hand in its pocket and wedged into the fingers of the other is a black(...)

Shadow and Bone: Jessie Mei Li in the Netflix fantasy

Jessie Mei Li inhabits a weird stratum of celebrity. At 25 years old, her biggest screen credit was a single episode of the Channel 5 docudrama Banged(...)

Judi Dench: ‘national treasure’ is ‘a terrible label. So dusty, so dreary’. Photograph: Jimmy Fontaine/New York Times

It’s all go for Judi Dench, stuck at her home in England. What a freewheeling week; she is beside herself with excitement. Yesterday, she explains, sh(...)

The Capote Tapes features taped interviews utilised by George Plimpton for his definitive 1997 biography of the author Truman Capote.

As a former White House deputy social secretary and senior adviser to Michelle Obama, Ebs Burnough has overseen hundreds of swanky shindigs, from stat(...)

When the curtain came down on Our New Girl, did it come down on innovative programming along with it? Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

One billion years ago, before the advent of TikTok musicals and streamed monologues on YouTube, plays were staged in buildings called theatres. It’s d(...)

Some of the Hollywood cast, from left, Jeremy Pope as Archie Coleman, Darren Criss as Raymond Ainsley, and David Corenswet as Jack Castello.

Netflix’s Hollywood is being pitched in some quarters as being perfect for fans of La La Land and Glee. But be warned: instead of musical numbers Ryan(...)

Author Jane Casey
Jane Casey: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book Magpie Lane by Lucy Atkins, which is coming out in April. It’s set in Oxford, and it’s about a little girl who goes missing an(...)

Fleabag: the Irish Film Institute hosted a live screening of the sell-out West End play. Photograph: Joan Marcus

On Thursday evening, a long queue had formed outside Cinema 1 in the foyer of the Irish Film Institute. People weren’t lining up to attend a film prem(...)

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