Ian McDiarmid

Ian McDiarmid to star as Enoch Powell in new play in Birmingham
The actor will star in the world premiere of Chris Hannan's What Shadows
Birmingham Repertory Theatre announces autumn/winter season
Highlights include three world premieres alongside new stagings of classic plays
BBC announce 2016 Shakespeare Festival
Big names involved in the celebrations include David Tennant, Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch
Cast of 60 announced for epic Iliad reading
The event takes place at the British Museum and Almeida on Friday
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
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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