Tag Archives: the arts

Oliver Dowden should be saving the arts, not nit-picking The Crown

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden recently asked Netflix to add a disclaimer informing viewers that The Crown is not wholly factual – a request that the streaming giant firmly denied. Now Josh O’Connor, who plays Prince Charles in the hit series, has labelled Dowden’s … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Theatre, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kwame Kwei-Armah interview

I spoke to the Young Vic’s Artistic Director about his theatre journey, ahead of a dedicated BBC imagine documentary. Read my full The i Paper interview here

Posted in Journalism, Theatre, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Opinion: Post-Brexit, we need theatre more than ever

In seeking to understand the historic, divisive and to some bewildering Brexit vote, I will turn to theatre. Through my regular exposure to it, I can number among my ever-widening acquaintance a young king, a whistleblower, a minimum-wage movie usher, … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment