Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings Episode guide

  1. An Open Letter

    5/5 The critic's surprisingly negative 1962 review about his idol Laurence Olivier.

    First broadcast: 12 Mar 2010

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  2. A Verbal Wizard

    4/5 Reviews for The Entertainer, A Taste of Honey and heralding Harold Pinter.

    First broadcast: 11 Mar 2010

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  3. Dodging the Ban

    3/5 The critic's passionate campaign against stage censorship was fearless and funny.

    First broadcast: 10 Mar 2010

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  4. The Voice of the Young

    2/5 The ecstatic 1956 review of John Osborne's kitchen-sink drama Look Back in Anger.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2010

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  5. Apathy

    1/5 Michael Sheen and David Horovitch read some of the critic's outspoken articles.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2010

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