Terry Johnson

A horror show that appeals to the intellect but not the gut: The Tell-Tale Heart reviewed

5 January 2019 9:00 am

The Tell-Tale Heart is based on a teeny-weeny short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The full text appears in the…

Robert Lindsay as Jack Cardiff in Prism

The Israel-Palestine conflict as flat-share comedy: Oslo at the Lyttleton Theatre reviewed

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Oslo opened in the spring of 2016 at a modest venue in New York. It moved to Broadway and this…

Snarly rather than menacing: Glenda Jackson as King Lear

Glenda Jackson’s King Lear shows that men play unhinged warlords better than women

12 November 2016 9:00 am

Dynastic affairs and international relations were once a seamless continuum. Royal weddings accompanied peace treaties. An heirless realm was vulnerable…

Ben Miller as Robert Houston MP in ‘The Duck House’

The Duck House is the best show in the West End

11 January 2014 9:00 am

It’s taken me a few months to catch up with the political farce The Duck House. Then again, it’s taken…

Ben Miller interview: 'Everyone was doing alternative comedy. I thought I'd distinguish myself by just telling jokes'

30 November 2013 9:00 am

Lloyd Evans talks to Ben Miller about politics, physics and his part in The Duck House