Best theatre performances of 2014: was Sofie Gråbøl your drama queen?
You?ve read the best of the year lists, but what about the actors and ensembles who deserve a nod for shining on stage during 2014? Share your favourites ? Lyn Gardner?s top 10 theatre of 2014 ? Michael Billington?s top 10 theatre of 2014 So the best of the year lists are in, reflecting what critics ? myself included ? haven?t seen as well as what we have. Nobody can see everything. Within those ...
Michael Billington's top 10 theatre of 2014
Imelda Staunton was breathtaking and Sofie Gråbøl made a killing, but our future monarch took the crown. In the first of our Stage critics? picks of the year, Michael Billington lists his top 10 theatre shows of 2014 Mike Bartlett?s play was the popular hit of the year ? and deservedly so since, in speculating obout the consequences of Charles ?s accession to the throne, it raised any number of ...
Find out what inspired Victoria Wood's Christmas musical spectacular
Victoria Wood has written and directed musical spectacular That Day We Sang to air on TV over Christmas, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.
'The crisis is over' says Blatter after Fifa relents over Garcia report
COMMENT: The governing body president wants to continue beyond his current term after his executive committee bowed to pressure and agreed to publish the corruption report
Two goals, two trophies - Sergio Ramos again the man for the big occasion for Real Madrid
The Spaniard was on hand to open the scoring as his side cruised past San Lorenzo and proved again that his appetite for trophies has not diminished
Real Madrid deserve their place on top of the world
Los Blancos completed a memorable year with the clinching of the Fifa Club World Cup against San Lorenzo in a largely one-sided final
Unconvincing San Lorenzo shatter Auckland City's dream to set up grand final against Real Madrid
COMMENT: The Oceania champions gave a terrific account of themselves against the cream of South America but were eventually struck down in extra time by Mauro Matos
After Auckland humiliation, ES Setif regain dignity with victory over Australians
That a team like Algeria's ES Setif could defeat the best of Africa but not amateurs from New Zealand was shocking.
Real Madrid are God's team - Ramos
The centre-back believes the Champions League winners are the "team of the world" as they bid to be crowned the best side on the planet
ES Setif regain dignity with victory over Western Sydney Wanderers
COMMENT: Despite falling behind early, the Algerian giants held their nerve in a penalty shootout to register a win and claim fifth place in the Club World Cup in Morocco