On Thursday 6 October, ‘Critics at the Cri’ kicks off the Criterion’s new programme of lunchtime talks and bedtime stories. The first panel will discuss Mike Leigh’s ‘Grief’, ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘Playboy of the Western World’. Other highlights include a lunchtime natter between Mark Rylance and Mark Lawson (November 10) and late-night Halloween ghost stories read by Mark Gatiss (‘League of Gentlemen’) and Tim McInnerney (‘Notting Hill’, ‘Blackadder’) on October 28. Book now.
For info, see criterion-theatre.co.uk.