Chiwetel Ejiofor

Why awards really do matter
As the Evening Standard Awards are announced, Matt Trueman looks at the price of chasing celebrities over talent
Photos: Matt Smith and Ian McKellen among guests at NYT 60th anniversary gala
Other guests included Arlene Phillips, Daisy Lewis and Gina McKee
Sarah Crompton: Is the National Youth Theatre still seen as a middle-class preserve?
As the NYT approaches its 60th birthday, Sarah looks back on its alumni, some controversial moments in its history, and the need to offer initiatives that aren't about privilege or money
Matt Smith, Jessica Hynes and Hugh Bonneville to appear in the NYT gala
The 60th anniversary gala will feature alumni from the company's 60 year history
David Haig joins cast of Blue/Orange
The actor will star in the revival of Joe Penhall's play
Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre)
The Broadway import with songs by Cyndi Lauper is a riotous take on the 2005 film
Danny Boyle directs all-star monologues at Royal Court for charity
By Editorial Staff
The Oscar winning director was inspired by a trip to South Africa
Production pics: Kinky Boots arrives in the West End
Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's musical opens at the Adelphi Theatre tomorrow
Watch the cast of Kinky Boots in rehearsals
By Editorial Staff
The production opens for previews on Friday
Sneak peek at Kinky Boots rehearsal
Check out new video footage from the first few days of rehearsals