Ian McDiarmid

The Merchant of Venice (Almeida Theatre)

Rupert Goold's celebrated production comes to London with Ian McDiarmid as Shylock

First look at Ian McDiarmid and cast in rehearsal for The Merchant of Venice

Rupert Goold transfers his RSC production to the Almeida Theatre

Theatre Quiz of the Week: Assassins, the Bard and The History Boys

Take our weekly quiz to find out how up to date you are on the news from theatreland

New Almeida season includes new plays from Mike Bartlett and Simon Stephens
By Editorial Staff

Rupert Goold has announced his Winter-Spring season at the Islington Theatre

Critics praise 'wired' Kathleen Turner in Bakersfield Mist
By Alexandria Pliskaner

Find out what critics made of the European premiere of Bakersfield Mist at the Duchess Theatre, starring award-winning duo Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid

Bakersfield Mist (Duchess Theatre, West End)

Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid star in the European premiere of Stephen Sachs' provocative two-hander

Theatre highlights of the week: Bakersfield Mist opens and We Will Rock You closes

Sad times in the West End this week as one of the long runners takes its final bow

Rehearsal pics: Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid in rehearsals for Bakersfield Mist

Images have been release of the multi award-winning duo rehearsing ahead of the opening of Stephen Sachs' comedy-drama, which opens at the Duchess Theatre on 10 May

A Life of Galileo (Theatre Royal Bath)
By Hannah Sweetnam

Ian McDiarmid's artful performance shines brightly in Brecht's satire, rich in excitement of discovery

A Life of Galileo (Birmingham REP)
By Jenna Harvey

Roxana Silbert revives her RSC version of A Life of Galileo at Birmingham Repertory Theatre before a UK tour