Adrian Lester

Michael Coveney: Nick's farewell knees-up at the National
The great and good of theatreland gathered at the NT on Friday to bid farewell to Nicholas Hytner
Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
Cheek by Jowl holds free As You Like It screening
The one-night event will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the production being at the Noel Coward Theatre
10 of our favourite theatreland couples
The West End is full of love on stage, but what about off? We take a look at some of the cutest theatrical pairings
Oliviers 2014: A strong year for musicals
Merrily We Roll Along, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Once, The Book of Mormon and The Scottsboro Boys have over 30 nominations between them
Samantha Bond joins Rufus Hound and Robert Lindsay in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
By Sophie Thomson
The screen-to-stage production opens at the Savoy Theatre in March
New charity launched to tackle "extortionate" arts education fees
By Sophie Thomson
Fiona Laird has announced the launch of the National Youth Arts Trust, with patrons including Adrian Lester and Derek Jacobi
Photos: Hayley Atwell, Hugh Grant, Maggie Smith and more at the ES Awards
By Editorial Staff
The winners of the 59th annual Evening Standard Awards were announced last night, with stars including Helen Mirren, Rory Kinnear, Adrian Lester, David Walliams, Maggie Smith and Hugh Grant in attendance
Lester and Kinnear share Best Actor at Evening Standard Awards, Mirren also triumphs
Six Special Awards were also given out, with recipients including David Walliams and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Mirren, Ejiofor and Book of Mormon in running for Evening Standard Awards
The shortlists have been announced for the 59th Evening Standard Awards, the curtain-raiser of the London theatre awards season