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Saturday, March 5, 2022

Rafe Spall: ‘It gets on my nerves when actors say they’re nervous – put a sock in it’ by Alexandra Pollard

The actor is about to star as Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’. He talks to Alexandra Pollard about the play’s social relevance, his allergy to earnestness and why the narrativ…

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:54AM
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Forest review: A befuddling, kaleidoscopic mystery that wastes its female characters by Alexandra Pollard

Florian Zeller’s play is a compelling exploration of the duality of men – but its puzzle pieces don’t quite add up

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:54AM
Sunday, December 12, 2021

Cabaret review: A vibrant and frightening revival that belongs to Jessie Buckley by Alexandra Pollard

London’s Playhouse Theatre is transformed into the Kit Kat Club – and Eddie Redmayne is its emcee – for this immersive and starry production

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:12PM
Sunday, December 5, 2021

David Harewood: ‘If I had my breakdown in America, somebody would’ve shot me’ by Alexandra Pollard

The British actor had £80 in his bank account when he was cast in ‘Homeland’ and his career changed overnight. He tells Alexandra Pollard why a racist and narrow-minded British TV indus…

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:54AM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Tragedy of Macbeth review: Saoirse Ronan breathes new life into timeless words by Alexandra Pollard

Director Yael Farber does not attempt to be radical for the sake of it. In fact, the most radical change is a subtle one – that the relationship between the central couple is so deeply lov…

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:12PM
Saturday, October 2, 2021

‘Wicked was essentially a love story between two women’: How the once-mocked musical became a global sensation by Alexandra Pollard

The musical is making its triumphant return to the London stage after 18 months away. Alexandra Pollard sits down with its creators Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman, and star Sophie Evans…

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:48AM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Two Character Play review, Hampstead Theatre: A strange, profound delight by Alexandra Pollard

Tennessee Williams’s experimental late-career work, which premiered at this very theatre in 1967, is revived in ultra meta-textual production

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:06AM
Friday, November 18, 2016

Juju on that Beat: the power of music memes by Alexandra Pollard

Viral videos are pushing songs such as Harlem Shake and Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) into the charts. Now, record labels are looking to commodify trending tracks and the artists behind themIt too…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM