Derek Jacobi

First look: Romeo and Juliet rehearsals
Kenneth Branagh's production opens at the Garrick in May
Stage fright: What actually happens
By Bella Merlin
Read an exclusive extract from Facing the Fear a new book about stage fright by Bella Merlin
Full cast announced for Branagh's Romeo and Juliet
Meera Syal will star as the Nurse in Kenneth Branagh's staging of Shakespeare's tragedy
The inaugural Equity Award for Services to Theatre
By Sita McIntosh
WhatsOnStage's Chief Operating Officer Sita McIntosh explains the newest award and why Sir Kenneth Branagh won it
12 thoughts every theatregoer has had this year
As we look back over the year in theatre, here's some thoughts we've had along the way
First look at Lily James and Richard Madden in Romeo and Juliet
The production is set to be broadcast to cinemas in 2016
Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen and more attend Park Theatre Gala
The annual gala raised over £100,000 to support the work of the Finsbury Park venue
Lovesong of the Electric Bear (Above the Arts)
Matthew Parker directs Snoo Wilson's trip through the life of codebreaker Alan Turing
Andrew Scott, Derek Jacobi and Dawn French among guests at Photograph 51
The production marks the return of the Michael Grandage Company to the Noel Coward following their inaugural season last year
Edinburgh Fringe vs EIF: Which is better?
Our critics Matt Trueman and Michael Coveney put forward their arguments for Edinburgh's two major festivals