Theatre

How Helen McCrory blazed through her life and career like a comet

Alexander Larman recalls the life and legacy of Paul Ritter, who has died at the age of 54

Muted celebrations, concerns of relevance and controversial origins — Alexander Larman delves into the RSC at 60

And Piers Brosnan’s Irish accent leaves something to be desired

Radio drama is prone to over-signalling regional differences, says Anne McElvoy

If one judged the playwright solely on the film versions of his work, one might be forgiven for believing that he had never been particularly accomplished

The Comeback is a gutsy British response to a period of glum hardship

As the misrepresentations in The Crown call for historical dramas to be clearer in their creative license, Romeo Coates offers a brieg guide to fact and fiction in drama

Why Peter O’Toole’s 1980 performance at the Old Vic is remembered for all the wrong reasons

Digital theatre is now beginning to offer stalls-starved audiences the kind of quality work they would have queued to see live