As she gives what many are calling the performance of her career in Richard Eyre's acclaimed production of Ibsen's Ghosts, which has transferred to Trafalgar Studios following a run at the Almeida, Lesley Manville talks humour, pain and becoming a Disney doll
Musical theatre star Frances Ruffelle originated the role of Eponine in Les Miserables, and her other stage credits include Starlight Express, Chicago and Piaf. She is performing her sold-out solo show Paris Original at the Crazy Coqs from 4-8 February
Ben Elton's Tonight the Night is back, touring the UK from the next week, starting in Manchester. Here, the writer talks about why he wanted to revisit the Rod Stewart musical.
After establishing the HighTide new writing festival and spending two years as a producer at the West End's Criterion Theatre, Sam Hodges recently took over as the created creative and executive director of the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton
The latest in a line of young British talent to tread the Broadway boards is Harry Melling, who rose to fame in the Harry Potter film series
Actor/dancer Will Kemp is currently reprising his role as Ratty in the Royal Opera House's acclaimed production of The Wind in the Willows, which has transferred to the West End's Duchess Theatre
Jessie Buckley has come a long way since appearing on BBC casting show I'd Do Anything. Having studied classical acting at RADA, she's currently appearing opposite Jude Law in Michael Grandage's production of Henry V.
Michael McKell returns to the role of Stoner in the Rod Stewart jukebox musical, written by Ben Elton. The show begins a new tour in January at the Palace Theatre in Manchester.