Comedy

Press Night: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
We chat to the cast and guests at last night's opening of Mischief Theatre's new show
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre)
This new show from Mischief Theatre is the funniest play since Noises Off
Lenny Henry joins board of National Theatre
The actor was knighted for his services to drama in 2015
Mr Foote's Other Leg transfers to the West End
Simon Russell Beale will reprise his role for the run
Sam Simmons wins Edinburgh Comedy Award
The Australian comic has been nominated twice before; Sofie Hagen was named Best Newcomer
Arthur Darvill pens children's show for National Theatre
The Doctor Who and Once star has written the music for an adaptation of I Want My Hat Back
Lenny Henry to be knighted in Queen's birthday honours
Henry said it was a 'wonderful thing' to be recognised
Jackie Mason: 'London audiences are the most spectacular'
Ahead of his return to the West End next week, Jackie Mason tells Michael Coveney about performing for the Queen and why he'll never play golf
Neville's Island (Duke of York's)
'It's Tim Firth's lasting achievement that he's nailed so many macho myths in one delirious, slightly implausible scenario'
Robert Webb, Adrian Edmondson, Miles Jupp and Neil Morrissey rehearse Neville's Island
By Nicole Goldstein
Tim Firth's comedy is returning to the West End for the first time in 20 years