Mark Lawson is a journalist and broadcaster, best known for presenting Front Row on Radio 4 for 16 years. He writes a weekly column in the critics section of the New Statesman.
As Bowie seems to have known his terminal cancer prognosis for much of the period of working on the show, there is a grave fascination to Lazarus.
A misremembered anecdote about James Joyce is at the centre of this wittily-revived play.
No Man’s Land reminds us of Harold Pinter's enduring genius – these two actors bring a new richness to it.
Tim Minchin’s Groundhog Day uses its own predictability to great effect.
Mark Lawson talks to the director about hope, despair and why he wants to make a sequel to Deadpool.
From a Dutch mash-up at the Barbican to a promenade theatre piece at the V&A – with a thousand miles in between.
Adaptations are often lamented for not living up to their source material, but the Young Vic production of Eimear McBride's novel brilliantly bucks the trend.
The Master Builder at The Old Vic is even stranger than the original - especially when it tries to negotiate modern sensibilities.
The Mother and The Father both show two characters called Anna and Pierre, who both times end up in a hospital room - but are they the same people?
As has come to be expected from late Churchill, Here We Go has a beautiful, quasi-musical structure.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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