Happy Days

Original Loot script with Lord Chamberlain's comments made available digitally
The public will now be able to view original production notebooks from Beckett, Pinter and Rattigan as well as correspondence from the Lord Chamberlain relating to modern British theatre
Sarah Crompton: Beckett's writing liberates women
Ahead of the opening of No's Knife at the Old Vic, Sarah Crompton speaks to actress Lisa Dwan on how Beckett's writing for women is rich with possibility
5 Minutes with: Charlotte Gwinner: 'I feel like I've been tutored by Samuel Beckett'
Director Charlotte Gwinner talks about her upcoming production of Waiting for Godot at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre
Michael Coveney: Old actors bloom as Helen Mirren and Ken Cranham prove 70 is the new 40
From Redgrave's Beatrice to Jacobi's Mercutio, are we experiencing a golden age for older actors?
Paul Cattermole, Diana Vickers and Ben Freeman lead Rocky Horror cast
Initial casting has been announced for the tour which begins in Brighton in December
Matt Trueman: Theatre must widen its reach
'If theatre wants to diversify its audience, it has two options: invite people in or go out to them'
Fergus Linehan: 'I want people to know what the Edinbugh International Festival stands for'
The new EIF director tells Michael Coveney about his inaugural programme and vision for the festival's future
19 openings in February that should be on your radar
We take a look at some of the theatre highlights of the month
Nicholas de Jongh: 'It was an accident that I turned to playwriting'
By Editorial Staff
Nicholas de Jongh, who switched from criticism to playwriting following the success of Plague over England in 2008, premieres his new play The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca at the Drayton Arms Theatre
Michael Coveney: Power play at the Proms, festival fever in Edinburgh and Enniskillen, disaster in Eastbourne
Looking at the BBC Proms, and further afield to the various festivals on offer in August