Dominic Cooke

Rufus Norris announces first season as National Theatre artistic director

Chiwetel Ejiofor will return to the venue, and the season features new plays from Caryl Churchill and Patrick Marber plus a new musical by Damon Albarn

6 of the best young playwrights

Catherine Love rounds up some of her favourite new writers, and where you can see them next

Women reign as Lansbury, Keith and Lynne are granted New Year's honours
By Editorial Staff

In the first ever honours list to feature more women than men, several theatre names feature prominently

Michael Coveney: Vicky Featherstone comes out fighting in Court
My WhatsOnStage colleague Theo Bosanquet and I were discussing the value (pros and cons) of attending press announcements when the information is readily available online probably while the ...
The Big List: Who will do National service after Hytner? Meet the contenders (29 and counting...)
By Editorial Staff
You recently voted Nicholas Hytner the most successful artistic director of the National Theatre. Who can possibly fill those shoes when he steps down in 2015? We round up the favourites