Downton Abbey

Julian Fellowes' Wind in the Willows to open in October 2016
By Daisy Bowie-Sell
The Downton Abbey writer's new musical adaptation of the classic novel will open in Plymouth
Michael Coveney: Maggie Smith comes up to date as two Nicks redefine the West End
Our esteemed critic publishes his new biography of Maggie Smith this week
Lady Anna: All At Sea (Park Theatre)
A new adaptation of Anthony Trollope's novel goes overboard
Downton Abbey live tour in the works?
Composer John Lunn and creator Julian Fellowes are planning a musical stage show
Further venues announced for Mary Poppins tour
By Editorial Staff
Cameron Mackintosh's production opens in October
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Sting and Eddie Izzard among guests at Kevin Spacey's farewell gala
The event was held in honour of Spacey's 11 years of service at the Old Vic
A few of my favourite things: Oppenheimer's Catherine Steadman
Ending our series of Favourite Things, Catherine's list includes Ghostbusters and Pillowman
Laura Carmichael and Jessica Raine among guests at The Three Lions press night
The TV stars joined David Beckham, Prince William and David Cameron for opening night of the Edinburgh hit's London transfer
Michael Coveney: Happy birthday to the grand old men of musical theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have left huge if very different imprints on the theatre landscape