Slick and professional popular productions have many merits, but the gap between Les Mis and opera is very wide
The playwright Simon Gray died on August 7. Shortly before his death he shared his thoughts on the theatre and much else in a Standpoint Dialogue with The Daily Telegraph‘s theatre critic Charles Spencer and our editor Daniel Johnson
As society grows increasingly nostalgic for traditional structures it seems that the theatre world is experimenting with ways to recreate them
A new play, The English Game, brings social issues alive by creating characters, not mouthpieces
High Court Judges may not like it but The Jeremy Kyle show has a consistent underlying morality
Despite the name, television drama The Sopranos has nothing to do with opera – or does it?
The Left has lost its monopoly, but new political plays like Brenton’s Never So Good still reveal a tin ear for language