Andrew Billen has worked as a celebrity interviewer for, successively, The Observer, the Evening Standard and, currently The Times. For his columns, he was awarded reviewer of the year in 2006 Press Gazette Magazine Awards.

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Culture
23 July 2009
Jerusalem
Culture
09 July 2009
Forbidden Broadway
Culture
25 June 2009
The programme for this powerful, no-tricks, high-end production of Racine’s version of Phèdre includes Shakespeare’s...
Culture
28 May 2009
Liberal guilt
Culture
14 May 2009
Waiting for Godot
Culture
07 May 2009
While it must have been exciting to be at the Hampstead 34 years ago for the original first night of Michael Frayn’s...
Culture
16 April 2009
When Polly Stenham’s That Face transferred from the Royal Court to the West End last year, I was impressed by its...
Culture
02 April 2009
There was a period, long before Heston Blumenthal became famous for his culinary conjuring, when everything from...
Politics
19 March 2009
There are these two brothers, you see, identical twins, and they are close, very close. When Karl ejaculates (“It was...
Culture
05 March 2009
Bad drama trades in stereotypes accidentally. Ambitious drama may choose to deal in them deliberately, so as to...
Culture
19 February 2009
The curse of the West End is predictability. How many nights have we spent in expensive seats silently wagering what...
Culture
05 February 2009
Be Near Me takes us to Dalgarnock, a small parish on the Ayrshire coast that doesn't exist but which we get to know...
Culture
15 January 2009
A melancholy overlays this tribute to he who would be hit by a rhythm stick. It is the consequence not of the polio...
Culture
18 December 2008
The decisions have been tough. The debate has sometimes been heated. It has been an exceptional year. We wish everyone...
Culture
11 December 2008
They say children are the toughest critics. Not while I am in the house, they're not. Over the past ten years the...

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