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Benedict Nightingale is a British journalist and a regular theatre critic for The Times newspaper. He was born in 1939 and educated at Charterhouse and Magdalene College Cambridge. His first published theatre review was for the Tunbridge Wells Advertiser in 1957, a production of Look Back in Anger by a local amateur group. .

He worked for the Guardian as a reporter and in 1969 was appointed drama critic of the New Statesman in London, a post which he held until 1986 when he was appointed Professor of English with special reference to Drama at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He married the American novelist Anne Redmon and they have a daughter and two sons .

He spent the whole of the 1983-84 season in New York, writing a series of Sunday theatre columns for the New York Times. His diary of the period was first published by Times Books in 1986 as Fifth Row Center: A Critic's Year On and Off Broadway, and published a year later by Andre Deutsch in London, ISBN 023398108X. He was appointed chief theatre critic for The Times in London in 1990 in succession to Irving Wardle.

After 20 years at The Times, on 1 June 2010 Nightingale is to be replaced by The Times journalist Libby Purves. This, its consequences and Nightingale's career as a critic are discussed in detail by Mark Shenton in his 26 January 2010 theatre blog for The Stage, see [1].
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Total Books: 9
Les Miserables The Official Archives
2013 - Les Miserables the Official Archives (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781476886831
ISBN-10: 1476886830
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference, Humor & Entertainment
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Great Moments in the Theatre
2013 - Great Moments in the Theatre (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781849432337
ISBN-10: 1849432333
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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The Future of Theatre Predictions
1999 - The Future of Theatre Predictions [Predictions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780297819578
ISBN-10: 0297819577
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Fifth Row Center A Critic's Year on and Off Broadway
1987 - Fifth Row Center a Critic's Year on and Off Broadway (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780233981086
ISBN-10: 023398108X
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Fifth Row Center A Critic's Year On and Off Broadway
1986 - Fifth Row Center a Critic's Year on and Off Broadway (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780812912487
ISBN-10: 0812912489
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Introduction to Fifty Modern British Plays
1982 - Introduction to Fifty Modern British Plays (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780435187255
ISBN-10: 0435187252
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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An Introduction to Fifty Modern British Plays
1982 - An Introduction to Fifty Modern British Plays [Pan literature guides] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330266796
ISBN-10: 0330266799
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Reader's Guide to Fifty Modern British Plays
A Reader's Guide to Fifty Modern British Plays [Reader's Guide Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780389202394
ISBN-10: 0389202398
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Charities
Charities (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780713901771
ISBN-10: 0713901772
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