Anne McElvoy

Anne McElvoy is Senior Editor at the Economist and presents the culture show Free Thinking on Radio 3.

Anne McElvoy on writers and players who can transfer skills to the small screen from the big stage

Krapp’s last tape might these days be a collection of WhatsApps and stored Instagram images, muses Anne McElvoy

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the show will go on again; it always does

Shelley’s story prompts us to consider the relationship between The Almighty and man

Some of the shortcomings of the theatre turn to benefits in digital translation

Chekhovian gloom echoes across the centuries, but Vanya needs new impetus to avoid museum status, says Anne McElvoy

“Albion” takes up the challenge of the moving goalposts of Brexit and social and economic fragmentation, says Anne McElvoy

In a free reworking of “Cyrano”, it takes pizzazz to rewrite French alexandrines in the manner of Eminem

An interesting new West End show about young millennials has echoes of far older classics