Sarah Kane

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John Osborne: angry young man

In the Gate Theatre, an institution still reeling from allegations of abuse of power, we now find a man on its stage bullying, demeaning and harassing(...)

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(...)

Rosie Redman and the Covey (Joseph Linnane) in a scene from an Abbey Theatre production of Sean O’Casey’s The Plough And The Stars in 1942. Photograph: Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

They don’t make them like this any more. Sitting at the back of the Abbey’s rehearsal space is what I take to be one of the theatre’s most famed props(...)

Charlie Murphy knows the Christmas drill: “Too many tins of Roses. Sweating in your jumper. Watching an old film on TV. Popping over to different p(...)

Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, famous for being The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, is now starring in US crime tale The Drop. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Noomi Rapace knows how to make an entrance. That happens with movie stars. More unusually, she (or her staff) knows how to set an enticing mise-en-(...)

Asterisked: Writer and playright Mark Ravenhill on the set of ‘Shopping and Fucking’ in  1997. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

People tend to get Mark Ravenhill all wrong. Since he first burst on to the scene in 1996, with a play whose title alone was enough to earn him(...)