Ian McKellen

20 Questions: Clare Higgins - 'Judi Dench gave me a nosebleed'
The three-time Olivier winner stars opposite Greg Hicks in the world premiere of Clarion at the Arcola
Michael Coveney: Benedict Cumberbatch helps put his relative Richard to rest
The reburial of Richard III prompts reflections on Shakespeare's warped interpretation
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
20 Questions: Mark Strong - 'Eddie Carbone is misunderstood'
By Editorial Staff
The star of Ivo van Hove's award-winning revival of A View from the Bridge on not being a lawyer, idolising David Bowie and stripping back Arthur Miller
Gods and Monsters (Southwark Playhouse) - revealing portrait of James Whale
Ian Gelder is a 'tour de force' in Russell Labey's new biographical play
Macbeth (The Vaults, Waterloo)
Filter Theatre's electronic spattering of Macbeth is a "Hogwarts hootenanny of spells, flying sorcery and ghostly illusion"
RSC plans to reopen The Other Place in 2016
The new venue will 'embody the spirit of the original', said director Erica Whyman
Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood
'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'
Playful Productions confirm McKellen/Stewart No Man's Land is West End bound
The production was announced today as part of the company's upcoming plans
Jack and the Beanstalk (Park Theatre)
By Laurna Robertson
'If you think panto is dated and not your cup of tea, try the Park Theatre's'