#David Harewood

thetimes.co.uk 11 days ago
Watch The Sunday Times Culture Show — Best of Enemies, The Tragedy of Macbeth and Cirque du Soleil

Watch The Sunday Times Culture Show — Best of Enemies, The Tragedy of Macbeth and Cirque du Soleil

How do you bring a controversial right-wing thinker to life on stage? On this week’s The Sunday Times Culture Show, Homeland star David Harewood reveals what i [...]

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thestage.co.uk 48 days ago
David Harewood: 'It’s taken me 30 years to make a living – it’s been tough but the making of me’

David Harewood: 'It’s taken me 30 years to make a living – it’s been tough but the making of me’

After spending much of the past decade working abroad, one of the UK’s most respected actors is back on home soil. As he prepares to grace the London stage aga [...]

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express.co.uk 64 days ago
David Harewood: Homeland star speaks out on career 'falling off a cliff'

David Harewood: Homeland star speaks out on career 'falling off a cliff'

DAVID HAREWOOD spoke out about his career hitting rock bottom right before he was saved by his role in Homeland.

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thetimes.co.uk 101 days ago
David Harewood meets the Earl of Harewood: ‘My ancestors were your family’s slaves’

David Harewood meets the Earl of Harewood: ‘My ancestors were your family’s slaves’

In a grand library at Harewood House, surrounded by Turner paintings and Chippendale furniture, two men are meeting for a difficult conversation. One is the ac [...]

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theguardian.com 158 days ago
'I came close to death’: David Harewood on racism and psychosis

'I came close to death’: David Harewood on racism and psychosis

Thirty years ago, fresh out of drama school, the Homeland star found himself in the midst of a breakdown, ending up in a locked hospital ward. He recalls the y [...]

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theguardian.com 278 days ago
The Bard in black and white: Shakespeare by Tristram Kenton – in pictures

The Bard in black and white: Shakespeare by Tristram Kenton – in pictures

To mark the Stratford playwright’s birthday on 23 April, here are 23 shots from his plays, with a starry lineup including Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, David [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 334 days ago
David Harewood on racism, prejudice and Covid’s victims in ethnic communities

David Harewood on racism, prejudice and Covid’s victims in ethnic communities

Actor David Harewood, who attained international stardom with roles in dramas including Homeland and The Night Manager, has developed a sideline in documentari [...]

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theguardian.com 18 days ago
Sidney Poitier’s defiance, grace and style changed me – and shaped my life as an actor | David Harewood

Sidney Poitier’s defiance, grace and style changed me – and shaped my life as an actor | David Harewood

His roles in films like To Sir with Love mirrored my own experiences, and made me rethink what was possible, says actor David Harewood

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independent.co.uk 52 days ago
David Harewood: ‘If I had my breakdown in America, somebody would’ve shot me’

David Harewood: ‘If I had my breakdown in America, somebody would’ve shot me’

The British actor had £80 in his bank account when he was cast in ‘Homeland’ and his career changed overnight. He tells Alexandra Pollard why a racist and narr [...]

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thestage.co.uk 76 days ago

Quotes of the Week, November 10: Hannah Waddingham, David Harewood, Bill Bailey and more

Quotes from theatre industry insiders over the last week, including Hannah Waddingham, David Harewood, Bill Bailey and more

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theguardian.com 88 days ago
It’s been a turbulent year for race in Britain. So what next? | David Harewood and others

It’s been a turbulent year for race in Britain. So what next? | David Harewood and others

At the end of Black History Month, we ask prominent Black British figures to assess where the UK stands in terms of equality and cohesion

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thetimes.co.uk 103 days ago
David Harewood: The racists reminded me why I’ve never bought an England shirt

David Harewood: The racists reminded me why I’ve never bought an England shirt

One of Britain’s most prominent black actors has said he was on the verge of buying his first ever England football shirt before the team’s players were subjec [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 144 days ago
David Harewood: I missed a lot of my daughters’ growing up

David Harewood: I missed a lot of my daughters’ growing up

The actor David Harewood watched the recent Tokyo Olympics with a certain amount of envy. It was the sight of black British medal-winners draped in the Union J [...]

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birminghammail.co.uk 228 days ago
Black stars say pandemic has exposed health inequality - city summit

Black stars say pandemic has exposed health inequality - city summit

Actor David Harewood, singer Ruby Turner and stars of sport and music will join experts at city summit this Sunday

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David Harewood explores racist tropes in new documentary

David Harewood explores racist tropes in new documentary

David Harewood will explore the history of blackface minstrelsy in a new BBC documentary.

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thestage.co.uk 47 days ago

Best of Enemies review at the Young Vic Theatre, London

Best of Enemies at the Young Vic Theatre: Taut political docudrama by James Graham, starring David Harewood and Charles Edwards

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theguardian.com 53 days ago
Best biographies and memoirs of 2021

Best biographies and memoirs of 2021

Brian Cox is punchy, David Harewood candid and Miriam Margolyes is raucously indiscreet

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theguardian.com 82 days ago
David Harewood: ‘We’re still dealing with perceptions of what Black can be’

David Harewood: ‘We’re still dealing with perceptions of what Black can be’

UK drama schools are addressing how they’ve failed British talent. But barriers remain widespread in the industry, say leading actors

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dailymail.co.uk 98 days ago
David Harewood meets man whose ancestors enslaved his family

David Harewood meets man whose ancestors enslaved his family

Birmingham-born David Harewood, 55, travelled to Barbados and Yorkshire's Harewood House which was built with profits from the Barbadian plantations his enslav [...]

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express.co.uk 108 days ago
David Harewood health: 'I was really unhappy' - The actor's dangerous breakdown

David Harewood health: 'I was really unhappy' - The actor's dangerous breakdown

DAVID HAREWOOD is the recognisable actor who has appeared in major television series such as Homeland and Arrow. One programme that caught the attention of man [...]

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theguardian.com 149 days ago
Maybe I Don’t Belong Here by David Harewood – chilling insight into an unravelling mind

Maybe I Don’t Belong Here by David Harewood – chilling insight into an unravelling mind

The actor’s harrowing account of the breakdown he suffered in his 20s highlights the psychological impact of racism

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telegraph.co.uk 329 days ago
Why is Covid Killing People of Colour? review: David Harewood's report was staggering

Why is Covid Killing People of Colour? review: David Harewood's report was staggering

David Harewood explored the disproportionate healthcare outcomes for people of colour in the UK, from Covid to childbirth

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