The Crown

The Crown
Alex as the Duke of Windsor

Wednesday, January 26, 2011


Playbill adds a title to the new NT play, to open in the Cottesloe in October:


Back to the NT

Some news from Whatsonstage:

"Finally, John Hodge’s stage debut will be directed by Nicholas Hytner and will open in October. Another offering that doesn’t yet have a title, the play centres on an imaginary encounter between Joseph Stalin and the playwright Mikhail Bulgakov, with Alex Jennings playing Bulgakov opposite Award nominee Simon Russell Beale as Stalin. Hodge’s screenwriting credits include Shallow Grave and A Life Less Ordinary as well as Trainspotting."

Sunday, January 23, 2011

My Year Off

Another chance to hear Robert McCrum's searingly honest account of his devastating stroke at the age of 42, "My Year Off". With Alex Jennings and Madeline Potter. BBC Radio 4, Wednesday 26 January 2.15-3.00pm, and for a week after on BBC iPlayer.

Thanks to Jen!