Miranda Bryant

News and features writer based in New York
Miranda.L.Bryant [at] gmail.com


Sunday Times News Review

Glenda Jackson has a new role - telling us all to go easy on Mrs May

"I am invariably a big, big disappointment to people because they expect me to be something I'm not," Glenda Jackson says matter-of-factly over coffee in a sunlit corner of a...


Ashley Graham

Cover story for Wonder Women issue


Seeking sanctuary in books

It was a fleeting encounter with the underside of a prominent author's shoe that got me thinking about my relationship with bookshops. Outside on the summer's evening streets of...

Evening Standard

I think mischief is gone from childhood

West Wing actor Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman play - soon to open in London - tackles a crisis in US schools

Evening Standard

Mulligan: Angelic sketches helped cure panic attacks for my one-woman show

Carey Mulligan has revealed how she decorated her dressing room for her latest play with artworks created to help relieve her stage fright

Sunday Times Style

Good vibrations? Where mindfulness meets clean eating

At New York's "high-vibration" restaurant abcV, pretty much everything on the menu is made from plants. To my right, a group of millennial women nurse wine glasses filled, not...

the Guardian

Planned Parenthood head: 'Being a woman is now a pre-existing condition'

Planned Parenthood's president, Cecile Richards, gave a damning verdict on the Republicans' healthcare bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, saying:...

Evening Standard

Harry Potter and the Broadway coup: Brits win big at the Tonys

Stage sequel to JK Rowling books wins six awards as Garfield and Jackson take top honours

The Daily Telegraph

Can the Frozen musical be as big as Hamilton?

Audiences at the Broadway preview prove that fans have not tired of the fairy tale, discovers Miranda Bryant

Sunday Times Style

Welcome to the workout factory

Forget spinning - at Project, the fitness version of a tech incubator, trainers test new ideas on the public.

Evening Standard

Banned a century ago, Modigliani nude fetches record £116m

A celebrated nude by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani made history when it sold at Sotheby’s in New York for $157.2 million (£116 million) — a new record for the auction house.

Evening Standard

Aboah: I've formed a bond with Prof Green over our dark times

Adwoa Aboah said she has developed an “amazing bond” with Professor Green as they joined forces in New York to talk about their experiences with mental health issues

The i Paper

Will New York nightlife finally get its mojo back?

A change in the law could help the city breathe new life into its clubbing and music scene

Evening Standard

You'll never talk alone: Liverpool boss Klopp is my inspiration for stage show, says Boyle

Danny Boyle is drawing inspiration for his latest stage project from an unlikely source: the football techniques of Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp.

Evening Standard

Zadie Smith: 'I asked to use my husband's book title. Feel free, he said'

Zadie Smith said she is in "quite a lot of trouble" after she took the name of her husband's as-yet-unpublished poetry collection and used it as the title for her latest book....

Evening Standard

New York follows London's lead with first 'night mayor'

Ariel Palitz, a former club promoter and owner, was this week named senior executive director of the US city’s newly created office of nightlife

Evening Standard

It's a Brit Broadway takeover

London theatre is in a golden age in New York, with hits like Angels in America and Harry Potter about to open. It's the real special relationship, says Miranda Bryant

London Evening Standard

Letter from Mexico City: Fashion Week brightens defiant capital after quake

For a capital still showing the physical and emotional scars of a deadly earthquake, it has brought a welcome dash of brightness and glamour

Evening Standard

Angels in America gets a heavenly reception for Broadway transfer

Andrew Garfield and the cast of Angels In America took Broadway by storm as the British production made its debut in New York. The marathon performance of the National Theatre's...