Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

IATC condemnation Margareta Sorenson, IATC President The International Association of Theatre Critics strongly condemns the recent ban imposed in Turkey upon the works of a few major classical playwrights. It has been revealed in the international media that State...
IATC 60th Anniversary Congress, Belgrade 2016

IATC 60th Anniversary Congress, Belgrade 2016

Mark Brown and Natasha Tripney Mark Brown who writes in the Sunday Herald and Natasha Tripney of The Stage reported that the International Association of Theatre Critics congress in Belgrade was held during the famous Belgrade International Theatre festival and that...
More changes on the London fringe

More changes on the London fringe

Darker and Sylvestre retire William Russell For twenty years Cecilia Darker and the actress and singer Cleo Sylvestre have run the theatre in the Rosemary Branch pub in Sheperton Road, Islington. But they are standing down, although Darker still owns the pub, which...
Farewell to the Landor

Farewell to the Landor

After 21 years of musical delights William Russell After 21 years the Landor, home to many a musical new or hold, is closing down and director Robert McWhir, who has presided there for the last 19 years, 15 as director of the company, is leaving hopefully for pastures...
State of the Union

State of the Union

Brand new premises William Russell Some pictorial memories of the soon to disappear Union Theatre in Southwark, one of the jewels for two decades of the London Fringe. It is not, of course, the only Fringe theatre but this particular railway arch did have something...