Fiona Mountford was Theatre Critic at the Evening Standard from 2002–2019. As well as thousands of reviews, she also wrote feature interviews with a wide range of leading industry figures. For the past decade she has been a regular host of Platforms at the National Theatre. She hosts the Studio Talks strand for the Lyric Hammersmith and is currently working with the Donmar Warehouse on a series of events in connection with its production of Caryl Churchill’s Far Away. She contributes to assorted news and arts programmes on BBC Radio Four. Fiona was a judge for the Peter Brook Empty Space Awards.
Recent theatre: Daddy (Off Broadway); Legal Immigrant (US concert tour); Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs (US/UK/ Australia concert tour); Cabaret (NYC); Macbeth (National Theatre of Scotland/Broadway). Recent Television: Briarpatch, Helpsters, Instinct, Doctor Who, Broad City, Queers, The Good Wife. Recent Film: The Diary, They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, Battle of the Sexes, After Louie. Recent writing: Honey and Leon Take The High Road, You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams (books) and articles for The New York Times and NBC News. He is an activist for LGBTQ rights and a PETA honorary board member. Alan also co-owns Club Cumming, a cabaret bar in New York City, where he fulfills a lifelong ambition to be a bartender.
Theatre includes: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (The Old Vic); The Cripple of Inishmaan, Equus (West End/Broadway); The Lifespan of a Fact, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Broadway); Privacy (Public Theater, New York). Television includes: Miracle Workers, A Young Doctor’s Notebook, The Simpsons, Extras. Film includes: Jungle, Now You See Me 2, Swiss Army Man, Imperium, Victor Frankenstein, Horns, What If, Kill Your Darlings, The Woman in Black, Harry Potter film series. Daniel is also working on a number of upcoming projects, including: The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Special, Escape from Pretoria, Guns Akimbo.
Theatre includes: King Lear (The Old Vic); The Room/Family Voices, Absurd Person Singular, Sweet Panic (West End); East is East (West End/tour); The Rise And Fall of Little Voice (National Theatre/West End); Cabaret (Donmar); Instructions for Correct Assembly, Aunt Dan and Lemon, Road (Royal Court); If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Annie Get Your Gun, The Good Soul of Szechuan (Young Vic); Cotton Panic (Manchester International Festival). Television includes: The Singapore Grip, Trollied, The Road to Coronation Street, Gracie!, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, The Street, Never Mind The Horrocks, Absolutely Fabulous. Film includes: Sunshine On Leith, Chicken Run, Corpse Bride, Life Is Sweet, Little Voice, The Witches.