28.11.04. Article from the Observer Magazine,
from Persephone Books.
27.11.04. Added a picture of
Katherine Compton, actress,
1853-1928, to the family history page.
24.11.04. The Compton Comedy Company programme for the
London season, with extracts from Edward Compton's reviews.
18.11.04. Article added:
The Royal Line, Guardian,
11.11.04. News about publicity for
Landscape of Love
3.11.04. Review and Information on The Play
About The Baby.
21.10.04. Review of The Revenger's Tragedy
from The Listener, 4.12.69.
12.10.04. Link to Sally Beauman
Landscape of Love.(Use browser back button to
24.9.04. Theatre Girls' Club on BBC
Radio 4 has some comments from Alan on his occasional stays there as a child.
To listen go to the Radio 4
20.8.04. The Landscape of Love now has a book cover
5.8.04. Happy Birthday Alan! Added RSC
Profile from Flourish, the RSC Newspaper for
2.8.04. Synopsis of
The Landscape of Love from the Time
Warner UK website.
24.7.04. Interview from Good Housekeeping Magazine,
5.7.05. Confirmed new book out 20th
3.7.04. Started a considerable
reorganising of the Sally corner of the website!
You can get into it through the Introduction still, but now from the
menu. The marketing people at Time Warner
(Little Brown) seem to think the new book will be out in January 2005, not
2.7.04. Interview with Helen Mirren about her
playing of Cressida, Guardian, 4.9.69.
30.6.04. Review of A Midsummer Night's Dream from the New York
20.6.04. Link added to new
Shakespeare Centre Library and
Archive site. An excellent and in depth coverage of the RSC Archive and
performance history. Well worth a visit.
20.6.04. Added an item to
12.6.04 Sally news!
7.6.04. Information on
Francis Compton Mackenzie.
30.5.04. Two reviews of Henry V
appearing in the New York Times of 27.7.75 and 23.4.76.
20.5.04. The website is very grateful
for the contributions of Marion Hudson who has allowed access to her extensive
archives and research for articles on Alan. Those articles will be marked (M.H)
at the end.
10.5.04. Review of The Way of the World.
26.4.04. Article added from the UPI
Press Agency, December 1981: Classics Actor
Running Out Of Kings.
26.3.04. Review of A Perfect Spy, Daily
24.3.04. Review added to Hamlet, Evening News,
23.3.04. Added tables to
As You Like It,
King Lear (1968) and
19.3.04. Article from January 1976,
All Hal Let Loose.
18.3.04. Added table to
Much Ado About Nothing. and
16.3.04. Added tables to
Henry VI, Part 3,
8.3.04. Added table of further
information and reviews to The
Bewitched page. Also put the news on the Introduction page into a
rolling table. Any news flagged up on the Introduction page will now be
accessed from this page.
7.3.04. Added a table of further
reviews to Antony and Cleopatra for
those wanting to do further research on the production.
6.3.04. A great new RSC website from
Simon Trowbridge which is basically a Who's Who of the RSC. Well worth a
browse. It has been added to the Links page.
of the RSC Also added an article, Howard's way back to Will, 1993, and a
picture to The Swandown
29.2.04. Headcase picture added to television
section. Picture added to Waiting for
Godot reviews. Some tidying up!
26.2.04. Two reviews for
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her
Lover added to film reviews section.
24.2.04. Pictures from Toronto - thanks
24.2.04. Two American reviews of
A Better Class of
19.2.04. Interview link is very slow
to appear on The Hollow Crown page, so access from this page at the
moment. For those with digital radio, The Forsyte
Saga is being re-broadcast on BBC 7. Good news for those of us who
went mono after episode 16 due to the Gulf War!! Mondays 10.00 - 11 am,
repeated Tuesday, 1.00 am.
18.2.04. Interview with Alan in the Toronto Star.
"Alan Howard relished the Elvish"
14.2.04. An anti-Brook
review in the Dream Corner - rare, but there
were a few! So in the interests of balance ........
American review of A Midsummer Night's Dream added to
Dream corner. I think Jack Kroll liked it!
Coriolanus corner in the Shakespeare
8.2.04. Review from Toronto.com and an
interview from the Globe and
8.2.04. Review added to The Hollow Crown page -
The Eye, 5.2.04.
5.2.04. Additions to
Troilus and Cressida in the
Shakespeare section, including the controversy surrounding the representation
1.2.04. Review for Hollow Crown from the Toronto
Sun, 31.1.04. Interview in the National
30.1.04. Reviews added for
Dream and Troilus.
29.1.04. See Introduction!! Alan is in
Toronto with Ian Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave and Donald Sinden, performing The
Hollow Crown, until February 29th. Thanks to Anne for rapid information! Link
to the production informantion from Introduction.. Also, interview with the cast in
Review of Troilus and
Cressida, Manchester Evening News, 24.6.69.
27.1.04. Review of
Flight from the Ham & High,
5.1.04. Review of Keepers of the Flame by Timothy Ramsden
of reviewsgate.com. 23.11.03.