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  1. May 16, 2014

    The Inventory: Richard Eyre

    Richard Eyre, 71, was director of the National Theatre from 1987 to 1997. His numerous productions there included Guys and...

  2. February 5, 2014

    National Theatre loses its Starr

    Nick Starr is thinking about his legacy. He is about to step down after a decade as executive director of the National...

  1. December 22, 2013

    Stephen Ward, Aldwych Theatre, London – review

    With an opening number entitled “Human Sacrifice”, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical (book and lyrics by Christopher Hampton...

  2. October 6, 2013

    Ghosts, Almeida Theatre, London – review

    By some spooky coincidence, there are several Ghosts around at the moment. Stephen Unwin’s new staging opened recently in...

  3. September 30, 2013

    Ghosts, Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames, UK – review

    “As sad and grey as this rainy day” is how Ibsen described his 1881 masterpiece, and a vast picture window upstage opens on...

  4. FT Photo Diary

    September 16, 2013

    The Last Supper

    Alistair Morrison/National Portrait Gallery Some of Britain’s most talented actors come together to re-create Leonardo da...

  5. FT Photo Diary

    September 16, 2013

    The Last Supper

    Alistair Morrison/National Portrait Gallery Some of Britain’s most talented actors come together to re-create Leonardo da...

  6. August 9, 2013

    Liolà, National Theatre, London

    It’s 1916 and Pirandello’s sun-baked patch of Sicily is populated mainly by women. Most of the men have gone to America;...

  7. September 11, 2012

    Andrea Miller

    Andrea Miller is a TV executive and EMBA graduate of London Business School. During her studies at LBS, she was one of two...

  8. April 11, 2012

    Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Apollo Theatre, London

    Richard Eyre has called Eugene O’Neill’s autobiographical magnum opus “the saddest play ever written”, which is overdoing...

  9. October 28, 2011

    The Last of the Duchess, Hampstead Theatre, London

    Most stage productions have a designated moment a few minutes into the show at which latecomers are admitted. In the case of...

  10. October 14, 2011

    New roles

    “I’m speaking with a slight French accent,” says Sheila Hancock, suddenly checking herself with a laugh mid-sentence. “I...

  11. May 21, 2011

    Verdi: La traviata

    Verdi La traviata Renée Fleming (Opus Arte) The 2009 revival of the Royal Opera’s grandiose Richard Eyre staging was worth...

  12. February 14, 2011

    Cuts will widen arts divide, warns Eyre

    Cuts to arts organisations will result in “cultural apartheid”, according to Sir Richard Eyre, the writer-director and...

  13. December 3, 2010

    Farce majeure

    Emily Pithon in Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Taking Steps’ at the Orange Tree earlier this year “In some respects it’s like all...

  14. October 27, 2010

    Job of the Week – run rugby union’s world cup

    ● Job of the week: With the administrators of rugby union soaring light years ahead of their plodding soccer cousins – they...

  15. September 8, 2010

    Grant Thornton responds to non-executive code

    Grant Thornton has become the first major UK auditor to respond to new governance rules by announcing the appointment of...

  16. June 29, 2010

    Media guest list

    Tory, Lazard media banker and ITV adviser Nick Shott has named his brains trust for a review of local media commissioned by...

  17. January 5, 2010

    Dark, pared-down and gritty

    Take that, Franco Zeffirelli. Richard Eyre's brave new production of Carmen , which opened on New Year's eve, ignores old...

  18. December 28, 2009

    Guide Arts around the world

    New York Carmen Hot on the heels of La Scala's sexed-up version of Bizet's best-known opera, Richard Eyre brings his new...

  19. December 27, 2009

    Arts around the world

    New YorkCarmen Hot on the heels of La Scala’s sexed-up version of Bizet’s best-known opera, Richard Eyre brings his new...

  20. June 24, 2009

    La traviata

    Richard Eyre's staging of La traviata is one of the Royal Opera's cash cows. First shown 15 years ago, it is revived nearly...

  21. May 15, 2009

    Richard Eyre is back at the National Theatre

    In the room that the National Theatre reserves for press interviews there are two seats: a comfy sofa and an office chair....

  22. March 14, 2009

    Theatre: Sarah Hemming & Ian Shuttleworth

    The Last Cigarette Chichester Festival Theatre Chichester A mouthwatering cast here: Felicity Kendal, Nicholas Le Prevost...

  23. November 13, 2008

    RDF Media offer firmed up

    RDF Media, the independent television producer that makes Wife Swap for Channel 4, has received a 120p-a-share indicative...

  24. June 7, 2008

    From the Booker Prize to the big screen

    Can a great book ever make a great film? To help you decide, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Booker Prize have...

  25. April 25, 2008

    RDF gets indicative offer

    RDF Media, the independent television producer at the heart of a controversy involving the Queen last year, could become...

  26. April 24, 2008

    RDF Media gets indicative offer

    RDF Media, the independent television producer at the heart of a controversy involving the Queen last year, could become...

  27. April 24, 2008

    RDF receives buy-out approach

    RDF Media, the independent television producer best known for producing a controversial documentary about the Queen last...

  28. April 1, 2008

    GCap Media poised to fall to Global

    GCap Media, the largest UK- listed commercial radio company, will go private if shareholders accept its board's...

  29. February 14, 2008

    Radio static

    Eyebrows were raised among executives gathered at Claridges this week for the monthly black tie dinner for the media and...

  30. January 31, 2008

    Focus falls on GCap as audience figures are released

    The quarterly moment when radio industry executives rely more on their eyes than their ears to assess performance arrives...

  31. January 22, 2008

    True love for Fru

    Champagne flowed at the wedding of GCap chief Fru Hazlitt and hedge fund Thames River Capital boss Charlie Porter at the...

  32. January 19, 2008

    'My world got bigger instantly': how to create arts leaders

    We are fond of gold-panning abroad for our artistic leading lights. In 2003 Australians directed the South Bank Centre,...

  33. January 16, 2008

    The Violetta for our time

    Once in a generation a prima donna takes ownership of a role in a way none of her peers can do. Anna Netrebko has achieved...

  34. January 12, 2008

    LIVE MUSIC

    Liverpool: The Musical January 12, Echo Arena, Liverpool This year's European capital of culture announces itself with a...

  35. January 8, 2008

    GCap chief has limited time for persuasion

    The new chief executive of GCap Media, Britain's largest commercial radio company, has at most five weeks to prove to...

  36. January 8, 2008

    GCap chief has limited time for persuasion

    The new chief executive of GCap Media has at most five weeks to prove to shareholders she can provide better value than a...

  37. January 8, 2008

    Radio kills the radio star

    Analysts' predictions of the strategy GCap might adopt to see off the approach from Global Radio ought to send a pulse of...

  38. January 7, 2008

    GCap chief has limited time for persuasion

    The new chief executive of GCap Media has at most five weeks to prove to shareholders she can provide better value than a...

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