Category Archives: Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s message to Gordon Brown

I went to hear Sir Tom Stoppard speak this morning at the Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival. I usually come away from such a session with my notes in my head, confident that I can do a reasonable prĂ©cis from … Continue reading

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Paul Schofield as Salieri

I only once saw the late Paul Schofield in the stage, but the memory is more potent than any other theatrical experience. One Saturday in 1979 I got up early and drove to the National Theatre to queue for tickets … Continue reading

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