Francesca Annis is set to join the cast of the Donmar's Versailles when it opens next February, and full casting has been announced for the Hampstead Theatre's upcoming Rapture, Blister, Burn starring Emilia Fox
Rapture, Blister, Burn and Good People will run in the main house next year
Opening this week, in the West End and further afield, includes Kander & Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys at the Young Vic, Godchild at Hampstead, Mrs Lowry and Son at the Trafalgar Studios, and more
Simon Paisley Day's new play Raving opened at the Hampstead Theatre last night. Starring Tamzin Outhwaite, Robert Webb and Sarah Hadland, it runs until 23 November 2013
Melanie C was among those at the opening of Simon Paisley Day's Raving at the Hampstead Theatre last night. Also at the first night were Patricia Hodge, Lynda Bellingham, Penny Smith, Anneka Rice, Nickolas Grace and Simon Williams
Simon Paisley Day, best known to theatregoers for his performances at venues including the National Theatre, Royal Court and Shakespeare's Globe, is about to premiere his new comedy Raving at Hampstead Theatre
Terry Johnson's Hysteria, about a meeting between Salvador Dali and Sigmund Freud, opened at the Hampstead Theatre recently following its revival in Bath last year. Starring Antony Sher and Adrian Schiller, it runs until 12 October.