Category Archives: Film

Bel Powley on Everything I Know About Love

The actress discusses the BBC’s adaptation of Dolly Alderton’s hit memoir. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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The music of Alan Menken

The renowned composer has several shows on in London this year. Read my full TodayTix article here

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Obituary: Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham

A champion of great British morals and aristocratic hauteur who presided over Downton Abbey – both TV drama and stately home. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Oscars 2022, as it happened: Will Smith hits Chris Rock — then wins Best Actor Oscar

I live-blogged a bizarre Academy Awards… Read my full Telegraph article here

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Baftas 2022 as it happened

I live-blogged the Baftas 2022 for the Telegraph – read the article here

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Gene Kelly, Marilyn Monroe and the hot dogs, and me

As Scottish Ballet restage his love letter to the art form he adored, his widow Patricia Ward Kelly talks about life with the dance star. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Even in his 90s, Stephen Sondheim could dance circles around Hamilton

The thrillingly sophisticated king of Broadway is working on his first new musical since 2008. Broadway should be jumping for joy. Read my full Telegraph article here

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‘People want to be scared’: how online hysteria transformed Snakes on a Plane – and cinema

The great Samuel L Jackson starring in a B-movie with arguably the greatest title of all time? No wonder fans latched onto Snakes on a Plane – and persuaded its studio, New Line Cinema, to reconsider their minor project and throw serious … Continue reading

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Cinderella review

We have James Corden to thank for this. The unfathomably popular TV host decided we needed yet another “modern spin” on Cinderella, and – God help us – he also joins the cast as a mouse-turned-footman who’s obsessed with how his new … Continue reading

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Ben Platt on the Dear Evan Hansen trailer backlash: ‘It was a shellshock moment’

Playing a chronically anxious teenager in the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen made American actor Ben Platt a household name, winning him Tony, Emmy and Grammy Awards – one off the fabled ‘EGOT’. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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