Under starter’s orders

Under starter’s orders

On Wednesday 6 December 2017, the winner of the Critics’ Circle’s annual award for Distinguished Service to the Arts will be announced at the Circle’s Annual General Meeting in London, and in due course published. The 500 members of the Circle are...
King’s Head Theatre to Move

King’s Head Theatre to Move

The end of an era, start of a new venture The grand daddy of pub theatres, The King’s Head Theatre in Islington opened in 1970 by Dan Crawford and home to a legion of stars to be and stars, as well as some memorable productions, is to moved in 2018 to brand new...
The 2016 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

The 2016 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

William Russell Held at the Prince of Wales Theatre on Tuesday 31 January the winners of the Critics’ Circle Theatre awards were – Best New Play The Flick by Annie Baker at the National Theatre. Peter Hepple Award for Best Musical Groundhog Day at the Old...
The 2014 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

The 2014 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

Jane Edwardes Once again, the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards, held at the Prince of Wales Theatre, were a very different affair from other award ceremonies, partly because they are so much more informal, and partly because we have Arthur Smith as our warm-up. Much...
Anthony Curtis Obituary

Anthony Curtis Obituary

Anthony Curtis, who has died aged 88 while on holiday in France was a member of our Drama section since 1978. Born in London he was arts and literary editor of the Financial Times from 1970-74, joining the paper after a spell as deputy editor of the Times Literary...