Blithe Spirit

Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies

Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past

Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards

This year's critics' picks also included Gypsy and King Charles III

Theatre by the Lake New Season includes Abigail's Party and The 39 Steps

Also in the new season is an adaptation of The Snow Queen and Suddenly Last Summer.

Notes from New York: Importing two dames, James Corden, and An American In Paris
By Bethany Rickwald

But fair's fair, so we're sending over Broadway hit Beautiful- The Carole King Musical

Angela Griffin joins Tamzin Outwaite and Jemima Rooper in Breeders at the St James Theatre

Griffin completes the casting for first play to be produced as part of the One Stage season

Angela Lansbury planning to do more plays in the West End?

The Murder She Wrote star is reportedly lining up new stage projects

Theatre highlights of the week: Clarence Darrow opens and Blithe Spirit closes

Lots of big shows closing this week and Kevin Spacey returns to the stage

Blithe Spirit (Theatre Royal)
By Dan Meyers

Damian Cruden's adaptation of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit ghosts into York

Nichola McAuliffe stars in York Theatre Royal's Blithe Spirit
By Editorial Staff

McAuliffe is joined in the cast by Caroline Harker and Andrew Hall

Dame Angela Lansbury shows Blithe Spirit
By Andi Kaufman

After an absence of 40 years, Angela Lansbury 'returns in triumph' to the West End to reprise her 2009 Broadway portrayal of Madame Arcati