He trained under Jacques LeCoq, performed avant-garde theatre on Wogan and played Cecil the choirmaster in The Vicar of Dibley. Now the wonderfully talented theatre director Simon McBurney is in charge of this year’s Avignon Festival.
Robert De Niro will be presiding over a typically international jury mixing glamorous actors, well-regarded industry professionals, and a literary figure with a serious film legacy. Will they agree on the winners?
A 7 day festival in Bamako in Mali. When I first heard of it I had to google map it. It’s the most important dance festival in Africa with hundreds of dancers from all around the continent. This is what I learned.