Icons July 2018
Ken Watanabe: Japan's Rising Son
One of the few Japanese actors to forge a truly international career, the unflappable Ken Watanabe is now treading the boards of London’s Palladium theatre where he is reprising the role of the King of Siam in The King & I. The Rake recently caught up with him to talk samurai warriors, tragic heroes, and the art of acting…
Icons January 2017
Moore Than Meets The Eye: Lorne MacFadyen
Few actors have covered so much ground so swiftly, or made such a strong impression so early in their careers as Lorne MacFadyen, whose forthcoming role as English national treasure…
Icons October 2016
Film Noir: Reflecting on the Golden Age of Hollywood
“Where the streets are paved with gold/ where the kitties never grow old/ in Hollywood…” Brian Sacawa laments the lost art of old-school hollywood glamour.
News April 2016
The Style of the Olivier Awards
The Rake explores the red carpet style quirks seen at this year’s Olivier Awards, and considers why it’s worth paying attention to them.