Carrie Cracknell

John Heffernan: 'I never thought I would be cast in this play'
As John Heffernan prepares to open in a new interpretation of Macbeth, he talks about the production, his student days and the success of Oppenheimer
John Heffernan and Anna Maxwell Martin star in Young Vic Macbeth
Further casting has also been announced for Measure for Measure, La Musica and Creditors
Matt Trueman: Greek revivals taking theatre back to the future
What is the purpose of the recent spate of Greek revivals?
Royal Court and Guardian collaborate on online plays
Off the Page is themed around food, music, fashion, politics, sport and education
Royal Court celebrates 20th anniversary of Jerwood New Playwrights
The programme, which gives new writers the opportunity to produce plays in full productions on both Royal Court stages, has led to the discovery of some of theatre's most influential voices.
The Gate's Christopher Haydon: 'We want to create work that looks at massive ideas'
The artistic director of the Gate Theatre on the theatre's history, its 35th anniversary and his attitude to programming
Medea (NT Olivier)
Helen McCrory gives a powerful performance in the title role of Carrie Cracknell's production
Show Pics: Helen McCrory in National Theatre's Medea
Production images have been released for Ben Power's new version of Euripedes' Medea starring Helen McCrory in the title role