Hawkins has previously worked at the Royal Court and Ovalhouse
Anna Karenina and The Ghost Train in Royal Exchange new season, following the huge success of their biggest selling show in ten years, Hamlet.
As awards season approaches, Catherine Love looks back at some of the best productions to take to the stage this year
The rising star actress, 22, is currently starring in one-woman play The Edge of Our Bodies at the Gate Theatre, which features as part of the venue's 35th anniversary celebrations
The artistic director of the Gate Theatre on the theatre's history, its 35th anniversary and his attitude to programming
Lucy Ellinson stars in Gate Theatre's one woman show, Grounded.
Look out for Edinburgh transfers and the beginning of theatres' autumn seasons, as well as a range of touring work
Bahar Brunton is one of the writers of Little Stitches, a new series of short plays exploring the effects of Female Genital Mutilation
A Pinter revival, touring Shakespeare and UK premiere have all announced casting