“The Cartier-Bresson of theatre photographers” is how he was defined by Terry Hands, the famous theatre director who for thirteen years directed the Royal Shakespeare Company. And to think that Ivan Kyncl became a photographer almost by chance. He arrived in London at 27 years of age from what was then Czechoslovakia with just aRead More
Happy Birthday Alan Ayckbourn!
“What he has given to the theatre is immeasurable.” It was with these words that twenty years ago Harold Pinter referred to the great British playwright who is 80 years old tomorrow. Born in Hampstead (London) on April 12, 1939, Ayckbourn began his career in the world of theatre at 17 when he started workRead More
Lady Antonia confers prize to Sarah Hanly
Sarah Hanly from Ireland is the winner of the 2019 “Harold Pinter Playwright Award”, the prize given out annually by Harold Pinter’s widow to support upcoming playwrights. Lady Antonia commented: … “I believe that the Pinter Commission is exactly what Harold would have wanted. Because he had experienced the devastating rejection of his early work,Read More