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    1. February 21, 2014

      The Lucy Kellaway Interview: Sir Trevor Nunn

      Lunchtime. A theatre in London’s West End. Behind a closed door a rehearsal is under way. A piece of A4 paper pinned up...

    2. December 7, 2012

      The Inventory: Trevor Nunn

      Trevor Nunn, 72, has directed productions for theatre, film and television and has been artistic director of the Royal...

    1. October 15, 2012

      All That Fall, Jermyn Street Theatre, London

      Trevor Nunn seems to believe that his is the first stage presentation of Samuel Beckett’s 1957 radio play. In fact it was...

    2. September 30, 2012

      A Chorus of Disapproval, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

      The casting of this revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s 1984 comedy furnishes a clutch of in-jokes for the theatre cognoscenti. When...

    3. July 2, 2012

      Kiss Me, Kate, Chichester Festival Theatre, West Sussex

      Chichester is now an incubator for West End musicals. Last year the Festival Theatre despatched its productions of Singin’...

    4. November 17, 2011

      The Lion in Winter, Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London

      We all know Christmas with the relatives can be trying, what with squabbles over the Scrabble and tantrums over the turkey....

    5. September 23, 2011

      Othello, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

      Daniel Evans’ production explodes on to the stage in a high-speed, high-volume exchange. Within 10 seconds, three...

    6. September 7, 2011

      The Tempest, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

      In so many ways, Trevor Nunn’s production could have been staged a century ago. There are occasional modern video-projection...

    7. June 5, 2011

      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Chichester Festival Theatre, West Sussex

      If you are very lucky, once or twice in a lifetime you chance upon a writer who you feel is writing just for you, touching...

    8. May 3, 2011

      When lounging around can get the job done

      T aking the passenger “from the driveway to the runway” is the ultimate aim of Phil Cameron, founder of No.1 Traveller,...

    9. March 14, 2011

      Flare Path, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

      The programme note for Trevor Nunn’s excellent revival of Rattigan’s wartime play tells us that the playwright’s...

    10. August 3, 2010

      A Little Night Music, New York

      Elaine Stritch as Madame Armfeldt Since mid-July, time-wasters in online chatrooms devoted to Broadway have been chittering...

    11. May 15, 2010

      A tiny London theatre that's big on Broadway

      David Babani at the Menier Chocolate Factory “It’s gorgeous,” says David Babani, throwing his arms wide as if to embrace the...

    12. October 5, 2009

      Throwing the book at reason

      Theatre has evolved somewhat since Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee wrote this 1955 courtroom drama based on the famous...

    13. October 4, 2009

      Inherit the Wind, Old Vic, London

      Theatre has evolved somewhat since Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee wrote this 1955 courtroom drama based on the famous...

    14. June 13, 2009

      Spacey show

      Old Vic director Kevin Spacey was at his most persuasive at The Ivy lunch on Monday, making an impassioned case for arts...

    15. May 18, 2009

      A good nose for tragedy

      In recent years, Cyrano de Bergerac has been downgraded to a romantic comedy, a pleasing diversion about a man with a...

    16. May 17, 2009

      Cyrano de Bergerac, Chichester Festival Theatre

      In recent years, Cyrano de Bergerac has been downgraded to a romantic comedy, a pleasing diversion about a man with a...

    17. December 27, 2008

      Theatre Sarah Hemming & Ian Shuttleworth

      August: Osage County National Theatre, London SE1 If the relatives are driving you mad, this could help you to put things...

    18. December 6, 2008

      A Little Night Music

      Director Trevor Nunn ends 2008 as he began it: in Ingmar Bergman territory, now moving from the bleakness of Scenes From A...

    19. November 29, 2008

      A Little Night Music

      Menier Chocolate Factory, London SE1 The Chocolate Factory has given us some Christmas treats in the past, not least the...

    20. April 26, 2008

      Gone with the Wind

      As of opening night, Trevor Nunn's production had been trimmed to a little under the running time of the classic movie...

    21. April 19, 2008

      Gone with the Wind

      Sweeping, stirring, romantic - and that's just the frocks. Margaret Mitchell's epic love story transfers to stage, adapted...

    22. April 12, 2008

      The making of a musical

      Five years ago Margaret Martin, a doctor of public health in Los Angeles, with no previous professional track record in...

    23. April 12, 2008

      The making of a musical

      Five years ago Margaret Martin, a doctor of public health in Los Angeles, with no previous professional track record in...

    24. January 20, 2008

      Scenes from a Marriage, Belgrade Theatre B2, Coventry

      Trevor Nunn has chosen a strange way to limber up for directing the stage musical of Gone With The Wind in the West End in...

    25. January 12, 2008

      Scenes from a Marriage

      Belgrade Theatre, Coventry Trevor Nunn's most recent noteworthy production was the Ian McKellen King Lear for the RSC,...

    26. November 24, 2007

      THEATRE SARAH HEMMING & IAN SHUTTLEWORTH

      Women of Troy Lyttelton, National Theatre, London SE1 In recent years Euripides and his great war tragedies have seemed all...

    27. September 18, 2007

      THEATRE King Lear/ The Seagull Brooklyn Academy, New York

      So much attention has been lavished on Sir Ian McKellen at the start of this Royal Shakespeare Company double-bill tour of...

    28. September 17, 2007

      King Lear/The Seagull, Brooklyn Academy, New York

      So much attention has been lavished on Sir Ian McKellen at the start of this Royal Shakespeare Company double-bill tour of...

    29. June 16, 2007

      Critics choice

      St Magnus June 22-27, Kirkwall and Stromness, Orkney St Magnus is one of the jewels of the festival landscape - a...

    30. June 9, 2007

      THEATRE

      King Lear Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon Every moment of Ian McKellen's mighty performance is beautifully pitched....

    31. May 26, 2007

      THEATRE

      The Seagull Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon The same company as for Lear, but with Frances Barber at the helm this...

    32. May 26, 2007

      THEATRE

      At last Sir Ian McKellen's assault on this Everest of acting parts will be assessed and recorded. Though quite when this...

    33. April 14, 2007

      Theatre

      The Wonderful World of Dissocia - LAST CHANCE Anthony Neilson's recent plays have tried increasingly to enact mental...

    34. March 31, 2007

      Theatre

      King Lear - NEW No event in the Royal Shakespeare Company's year-long Shakespearathon has been more keenly awaited. In...

    35. December 28, 2006

      Theatre in London in 2007

      Since one of the highlights of 2006 was Harold Pinter returning to the stage after more than one life-threatening illness to...

    36. November 11, 2006

      Convincing amplification from opera to musical

      Is it an opera? Is it a musical? Like Bizet's Carmen, the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is enough like a musical to survive...

    37. November 9, 2006

      Les Misérables, Broadhurst Theatre, New York

      I wouldn’t break off a friendship with someone who disliked Les Miz. But I would wonder whether that person had an aversion...

    38. July 24, 2006

      The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      Chichester Festival Theatre It might be tempting to suggest that this two-parter is an easy option as part of artistic...

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