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Shakespeare Wallah: Merchant Ivory’s bittersweet tale of Bollywood and the Bard

The Kendal family of actors star in a story inspired by their travels around India, whose booming film industry upstages their theatrical troupeThe stage on screen: more films about theatreThe actor Geoffrey Bragg was born in 1909 in the Lake District …

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Sex tapes and acid attacks: Anupama Chandrasekhar, the playwright shocking India

Her dramas confront the growing horrors facing women in India today. Now she’s reworked Ibsen’s Ghosts, taking out the syphilis and putting in the Delhi bus gang rape of 2012Anupama Chandrasekhar isn’t one to shy away from a tough subject. The Indian p…

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