The Critics

Our theatre gossip columnist spills the beans on his fellow actors

Criticism has died at London’s newspaper

Every six months or so opera surfaces from its undersea lair, like a Bond villain, to enter public consciousness — generally when it’s been naughty.

Ethical values and financial necessity are not always perfectly compatible

Where are the plays that challenge the orthodoxy of left-liberal groupthink?

All the gossip that’s fit to print from our showbusiness veteran

Martin Scorcese’s new Mafia movie is the culmination of a great career