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Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Ber [...]

Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Ber [...]

Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Bertie Carvel plays a powerful “exceptional” man who flouts the lockdown rules by [...]

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DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is there isn't much life to it 

DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is there isn't much life to it 

Life is the latest drama from Mike 'Doctor Foster' Bartlett and it had, excitingly, been billed as a Doctor Foster spin-off, as one of the characters is famili [...]

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Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison Steadman steals the show in this Doctor Foster spin-off

Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison Steadman steals the show in this Doctor Foster spin-off

Mike Bartlett's follow-up to his hit melodrama is an enjoyable, believable study of middle-class life and longing across the generations

Read full article: Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison ...→
Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes about reprising role in Life

Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes about reprising role in Life

The actress, 49, gushed on Sunday about reuniting with creator Mike Bartlett for the series, which also stars Gavin And Stacey's Alison Steadman, Peter Davison [...]

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CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles

CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles

CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles III, Doctor Foster) and directed by Rupert Goold, this Chekhov-influenced 2017 [...]

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Plays forced to end runs early will get radio broadcasts from BBC

Plays forced to end runs early will get radio broadcasts from BBC

Mike Bartlett’s Love Love Love and Winsome Pinnock’s Rockets and Blue Lights are to be performed on the radio as pa

Read full article: Plays forced to end runs early will get ...→
Review: Phoenix

Review: Phoenix

Mike Bartlett’s short story for ETT’s Signal Fires proves a somewhat sympathetic dissection of Dominic Cummings and his decisions

Read full article: Review: Phoenix...→
Doctor Foster won't return for a third series as writer Mike Barlett is 'done'

Doctor Foster won't return for a third series as writer Mike Barlett is 'done'

Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett has said he has 'no burning desire' to do writer a third series of the hugely popular BBC One show

Read full article: Doctor Foster won't return for a third s...→
What is Life on BBC about and who's in the cast of the new drama?

What is Life on BBC about and who's in the cast of the new drama?

NEW BBC drama Life is set to air on our TV screens tonight. The Doctor Foster spin-off has been written by Mike Bartlett and features a stellar cast as Victori [...]

Read full article: What is Life on BBC about and who's in t...→
TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Dirty Harry and more

TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Dirty Harry and more

PICK OF THE WEEKLife (Tuesday, BBC One, 9pm) Mike Bartlett is a curious writer: he was responsible for King Charles III, a satire written in Shakespearean vers [...]

Read full article: TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Di...→
Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covid: 'national identity is critical to coming out of this'

Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covid: 'national identity is critical to coming out of this'

The drama first staged after the EU referendum has taken on new relevance and is being broadcast by the BBC. Its creator reflects on the ‘emotional weight’ of [...]

Read full article: Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covi...→
What time is Life on BBC One tonight and what's it about?

What time is Life on BBC One tonight and what's it about?

NEW BBC drama Life is returning to our TV screens tonight. The Doctor Foster spin-off has been written by Mike Bartlett and looks at a group of people whose li [...]

Read full article: What time is Life on BBC One tonight and...→
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Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's 'done' with the hit BBC drama

Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's 'done' with the hit BBC drama

THERE won’t be another appointment with Doctor Foster — as its creator has declared he is “done” with the hit drama. Writer Mike Bartlett’s decision comes afte [...]

Read full article: Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's ...→
What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday, September 29

What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday, September 29

For full TV listings for the week, see thetimes.co.uk/tvplannerViewing guide, by Ben DowellLifeBBC One, 9pmThis new drama series from the Doctor Foster creator [...]

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Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is sick of her husband in hot new BBC drama

Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is sick of her husband in hot new BBC drama

Alison Steadman and Adrian Lester star in Life, a new BBC One drama series from Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett – find out when it is on and what it is abou [...]

Read full article: Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is si...→

Coronavirus: Plays cut short by pandemic to be revived in radio festival curated by Bertie Carvel

Plays by writers including Mike Bartlett and EV Crowe that were forced to close early because of the pandemic will be revived on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4

Read full article: Coronavirus: Plays cut short by pandemic...→
Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Ber [...]

Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Ber [...]

Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Bertie Carvel plays a powerful “exceptional” man who flouts the lockdown rules by [...]

Read full article: Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satir...→
What time is Life on BBC One tonight and what's it about?

What time is Life on BBC One tonight and what's it about?

NEW BBC drama Life is returning to our TV screens tonight. The Doctor Foster spin-off has been written by Mike Bartlett and looks at a group of people whose li [...]

Read full article: What time is Life on BBC One tonight and...→
  • #Mike Bartlett
Doctor Foster won't return for a third series as writer Mike Barlett is 'done'

Doctor Foster won't return for a third series as writer Mike Barlett is 'done'

Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett has said he has 'no burning desire' to do writer a third series of the hugely popular BBC One show

Read full article: Doctor Foster won't return for a third s...→
Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison Steadman steals the show in this Doctor Foster spin-off

Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison Steadman steals the show in this Doctor Foster spin-off

Mike Bartlett's follow-up to his hit melodrama is an enjoyable, believable study of middle-class life and longing across the generations

Read full article: Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison ...→
What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday, September 29

What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday, September 29

For full TV listings for the week, see thetimes.co.uk/tvplannerViewing guide, by Ben DowellLifeBBC One, 9pmThis new drama series from the Doctor Foster creator [...]

Read full article: What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday,...→
TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Dirty Harry and more

TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Dirty Harry and more

PICK OF THE WEEKLife (Tuesday, BBC One, 9pm) Mike Bartlett is a curious writer: he was responsible for King Charles III, a satire written in Shakespearean vers [...]

Read full article: TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Di...→
CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles

CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles

CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles III, Doctor Foster) and directed by Rupert Goold, this Chekhov-influenced 2017 [...]

Read full article: CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm...→

Coronavirus: Plays cut short by pandemic to be revived in radio festival curated by Bertie Carvel

Plays by writers including Mike Bartlett and EV Crowe that were forced to close early because of the pandemic will be revived on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4

Read full article: Coronavirus: Plays cut short by pandemic...→
Review: Phoenix

Review: Phoenix

Mike Bartlett’s short story for ETT’s Signal Fires proves a somewhat sympathetic dissection of Dominic Cummings and his decisions

Read full article: Review: Phoenix...→
DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is there isn't much life to it 

DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is there isn't much life to it 

Life is the latest drama from Mike 'Doctor Foster' Bartlett and it had, excitingly, been billed as a Doctor Foster spin-off, as one of the characters is famili [...]

Read full article: DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is t...→
Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's 'done' with the hit BBC drama

Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's 'done' with the hit BBC drama

THERE won’t be another appointment with Doctor Foster — as its creator has declared he is “done” with the hit drama. Writer Mike Bartlett’s decision comes afte [...]

Read full article: Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's ...→
What is Life on BBC about and who's in the cast of the new drama?

What is Life on BBC about and who's in the cast of the new drama?

NEW BBC drama Life is set to air on our TV screens tonight. The Doctor Foster spin-off has been written by Mike Bartlett and features a stellar cast as Victori [...]

Read full article: What is Life on BBC about and who's in t...→
Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes about reprising role in Life

Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes about reprising role in Life

The actress, 49, gushed on Sunday about reuniting with creator Mike Bartlett for the series, which also stars Gavin And Stacey's Alison Steadman, Peter Davison [...]

Read full article: Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes...→
Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is sick of her husband in hot new BBC drama

Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is sick of her husband in hot new BBC drama

Alison Steadman and Adrian Lester star in Life, a new BBC One drama series from Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett – find out when it is on and what it is abou [...]

Read full article: Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is si...→
Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covid: 'national identity is critical to coming out of this'

Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covid: 'national identity is critical to coming out of this'

The drama first staged after the EU referendum has taken on new relevance and is being broadcast by the BBC. Its creator reflects on the ‘emotional weight’ of [...]

Read full article: Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covi...→
Plays forced to end runs early will get radio broadcasts from BBC

Plays forced to end runs early will get radio broadcasts from BBC

Mike Bartlett’s Love Love Love and Winsome Pinnock’s Rockets and Blue Lights are to be performed on the radio as pa

Read full article: Plays forced to end runs early will get ...→
Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Ber [...]

Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Ber [...]

Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satirical audio drama from Mike Bartlett, Bertie Carvel plays a powerful “exceptional” man who flouts the lockdown rules by [...]

Read full article: Audio dramaIn Phoenix, a sharp new satir...→
Review: Phoenix

Review: Phoenix

Mike Bartlett’s short story for ETT’s Signal Fires proves a somewhat sympathetic dissection of Dominic Cummings and his decisions

Read full article: Review: Phoenix...→
What time is Life on BBC One tonight and what's it about?

What time is Life on BBC One tonight and what's it about?

NEW BBC drama Life is returning to our TV screens tonight. The Doctor Foster spin-off has been written by Mike Bartlett and looks at a group of people whose li [...]

Read full article: What time is Life on BBC One tonight and...→
  • #Mike Bartlett
DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is there isn't much life to it 

DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is there isn't much life to it 

Life is the latest drama from Mike 'Doctor Foster' Bartlett and it had, excitingly, been billed as a Doctor Foster spin-off, as one of the characters is famili [...]

Read full article: DEBORAH ROSS: The trouble with Life is t...→
Doctor Foster won't return for a third series as writer Mike Barlett is 'done'

Doctor Foster won't return for a third series as writer Mike Barlett is 'done'

Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett has said he has 'no burning desire' to do writer a third series of the hugely popular BBC One show

Read full article: Doctor Foster won't return for a third s...→
Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's 'done' with the hit BBC drama

Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's 'done' with the hit BBC drama

THERE won’t be another appointment with Doctor Foster — as its creator has declared he is “done” with the hit drama. Writer Mike Bartlett’s decision comes afte [...]

Read full article: Dr Foster writer Mike Barlett says he's ...→
Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison Steadman steals the show in this Doctor Foster spin-off

Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison Steadman steals the show in this Doctor Foster spin-off

Mike Bartlett's follow-up to his hit melodrama is an enjoyable, believable study of middle-class life and longing across the generations

Read full article: Life episode 1, review, BBC One: Alison ...→
What is Life on BBC about and who's in the cast of the new drama?

What is Life on BBC about and who's in the cast of the new drama?

NEW BBC drama Life is set to air on our TV screens tonight. The Doctor Foster spin-off has been written by Mike Bartlett and features a stellar cast as Victori [...]

Read full article: What is Life on BBC about and who's in t...→
What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday, September 29

What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday, September 29

For full TV listings for the week, see thetimes.co.uk/tvplannerViewing guide, by Ben DowellLifeBBC One, 9pmThis new drama series from the Doctor Foster creator [...]

Read full article: What’s on TV and radio tonight: Tuesday,...→
Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes about reprising role in Life

Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes about reprising role in Life

The actress, 49, gushed on Sunday about reuniting with creator Mike Bartlett for the series, which also stars Gavin And Stacey's Alison Steadman, Peter Davison [...]

Read full article: Doctor Foster's Victoria Hamilton gushes...→
TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Dirty Harry and more

TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Dirty Harry and more

PICK OF THE WEEKLife (Tuesday, BBC One, 9pm) Mike Bartlett is a curious writer: he was responsible for King Charles III, a satire written in Shakespearean vers [...]

Read full article: TV and radio picks of the week: Life; Di...→
Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is sick of her husband in hot new BBC drama

Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is sick of her husband in hot new BBC drama

Alison Steadman and Adrian Lester star in Life, a new BBC One drama series from Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett – find out when it is on and what it is abou [...]

Read full article: Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman is si...→
CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles

CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles

CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm)Written by Mike Bartlett (King Charles III, Doctor Foster) and directed by Rupert Goold, this Chekhov-influenced 2017 [...]

Read full article: CRITICS’ CHOICEAlbion (BBC Four, 10.10pm...→
Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covid: 'national identity is critical to coming out of this'

Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covid: 'national identity is critical to coming out of this'

The drama first staged after the EU referendum has taken on new relevance and is being broadcast by the BBC. Its creator reflects on the ‘emotional weight’ of [...]

Read full article: Mike Bartlett on Albion, Brexit and Covi...→

Coronavirus: Plays cut short by pandemic to be revived in radio festival curated by Bertie Carvel

Plays by writers including Mike Bartlett and EV Crowe that were forced to close early because of the pandemic will be revived on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4

Read full article: Coronavirus: Plays cut short by pandemic...→
Plays forced to end runs early will get radio broadcasts from BBC

Plays forced to end runs early will get radio broadcasts from BBC

Mike Bartlett’s Love Love Love and Winsome Pinnock’s Rockets and Blue Lights are to be performed on the radio as pa

Read full article: Plays forced to end runs early will get ...→