Helen McCrory

Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies

Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past

Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards

This year's critics' picks also included Gypsy and King Charles III

Olivia Poulet stars in How I Learned to Drive at Southwark Playhouse

The production marks the Pulitzer Prize-winning play's first London revival

Andrew Scott joins Kristin Scott Thomas for opening night of Electra at the Old Vic

Other guests in attendance included Bill Nighy, Helen McCrory and Andrew Marr

Kristin Scott Thomas reaches 'new peak' in Old Vic Electra
By Nicole Goldstein

Critics have gone wild for Ian Rickson's production of Sophocles' great tragedy

Electra (Old Vic Theatre)

Kristin Scott Thomas gives an electrifying performance in Ian Rickson's revival

A few of my favourite things: Niamh Cusack
By Editorial Staff

Niamh Cusack, who is soon to star in Juno and the Paycock, shares her favourite things

Theatre Highlights of the Week: Liam Tamne, Little Revolutions and Flatley's Lord of the Dance

Elsewhere Alecky Blythe's new verbatim drama opens at the Almeida and it's your last chance to catch Medea starring Helen McCrory

Helen McCory masters Medea at the National
By Rebecca Donn

The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception

Medea (NT Olivier)

Helen McCrory gives a powerful performance in the title role of Carrie Cracknell's production