A Critical Century

A Critical Century

Hon Gen Sec Ten boxes of old letters, press cuttings, menus and membership books of the Critics Circle since its beginnings on the eve of the First World War are kept in a temperature controlled barn belonging to the Museum of Theatre History in Bristol. Nothing of...
A Letter from the President of the IATC

A Letter from the President of the IATC

Yun-Cheol Kim Letter to Mark Shenton, Chair, Drama Section of the Critics’ Circle from Yun-Cheol Kim, President, IATC 12/11/13 Dear Mark, I write to you on behalf of the International Association of Theatre Critics, as we approach the end of 2013, the 100th...
100 Years of Criticism: Key Changes

100 Years of Criticism: Key Changes

Jane Edwardes The Critics’ Circle Conference, held yesterday at the Royal Central School for Speech and Drama, proved to be a lively, well-attended event with a series of discussions looking to the past, present and future. Though there was much debate, the one thing...
The BBFC

The BBFC

Marianne Gray The Critics’ Circle is not the only centenarian on the block. It’s been a hundred years since the classification of films started and the Soho Square based British Board of Film Classification is happily marking its anniversary. The Circle met some of...
BBFC marks 100 years of the Critics’ Circle

BBFC marks 100 years of the Critics’ Circle

Catherine Anderson To celebrate the centenary of The Critics’ Circle, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) hosts an afternoon with Film Section of The Critics’ Circle at The Cinema Museum in Kennington, London, on Wednesday 10 July. The event marks 100...