Everyone loved Yuri Gagarin – but he was always a Soviet sideshow
Westminster’s last true luxury
Robert Gore-Langton talks to the impresario Raymond Gubbay about his unpretentious approach to music, opera and ballet
Robert Gore-Langton on a stage adaptation of the Erskine Childers classic Riddle of the Sands
Objections are raised to a cracking new children’s book on account of a dead German soldier and pictures of frostbite. But the young adore grisly bits, says Robert Gore-Langton
With fuel prices rising and temperatures dropping, Robert Gore-Langton reveals his guide to surviving the winter on the cheap
Robert Gore-Langton talks to Ronald Harwood about musical life in Nazi Germany
Robert Gore-Langton talks to an irreverent Dominic Dromgoole about the Globe
Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon may be a small-town affair, but it is one of the very few non-London dates that involves the diplomatic corps.
Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin is at the Playhouse Theatre, London, 6 December to 12 January; 0870 060 6631.
Robert Gore-Langton on why a Sixties satire on the first world war still has enduring power
Warren Mitchell is lying on an air mattress in rehearsals. He’s 81 and in constant pain, made worse by a recent operation.
Robert Gore-Langton wonders why this rundown resort still retains its popularity
Robert Gore-Langton talks to Peter Gill and Kenneth Cranham about the Old Vic revival of Gaslight
Werther’s Originals and a Sherlock Holmes story: a great combination, says Robert Gore-Langton
Robert Gore-Langton looks forward to a revival of The Entertainer, which opened 50 years ago
Robert Gore-Langton on R.C. Sherriff, the deeply untrendy author of Journey’s End, whose run finishes next month