Henry Hitchings presides over the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards for one year only

Criticism in flux: Chair Henry Hitchings on hosting this year’s Awards, then stepping down

Terri Paddock News

Tomorrow, 11 February 2020, Henry Hitchings hosts his first and last Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards as chair of the Drama Section. He strikes notes of melancholy but also celebration as he looks ahead to the new generation of critics. Recently I asked some friends to complete the sentence ‘Theatre critics are…’ Somehow stifling the urge to say ‘always wrong’, they …