Playwright James Graham’s Brexit telly drama was met with a storm of media fury. Here’s Fergus Morgan on what it says about our expectations of drama on TV.
“This is Shakespeare as petty playground squabble, rather than stately struggle for the throne” – Fergus Morgan writes on Joe Hill-Gibbins’ punchy, political Richard II.
Following the announcement that the NT’s Travelex sponsorship is coming to an end, Fergus Morgan writes on the trouble with cheap ticket schemes.
Fergus Morgan writes on the Kiln’s controversial rebrand, and the message the backlash against it sends.
Another festival of failure is upon us: Fergus Morgan is here to get you in the mood for the Edinburgh Fringe with a healthy dose of misery.
Let’s play: Chris Tarrant quizzes you on the West End transfer of James Graham’s latest hit play.
Fergus Morgan interviews the enigmatic West End director about star casting, commercial theatre, and the post-Weinstein landscape.
Hail Hytner! Nick’s immersive Shakespeare overcomes its own innate lameness triumphantly.
The loneliest time of the year: Jonny and the Baptists’ Christmas show has brilliant songs and a big heart.
Timely vitality: James Fritz’s intense, sprawling new play is a call to action.
Good state-of-the-nation stuff: Fergus Morgan reviews Mike Bartlett’s new play at the Almeida.
A sledgehammer made of metaphor: Fergus Morgan reviews Rory Mullarkey allegorical play about the history of Britain.
Britain’s best-selling fish-and-chip-wrapper: Fergus Morgan reviews James Graham’s new play about the Sun.
A classic case of biting off more than one can chew: Fergus Morgan responds to the Time Out audience reviews of DC Moore’s Common.
“One of the hardest things for boys to learn is that a teacher is human…” Fergus Morgan reviews Matt Parvin’s play about the class clown and his former teacher.