Ian McKellen

Performers at this year's Olivier Awards announced
Details of the live stream and ITV airing have been released
Full list of Olivier Award nominees announced
Denise Gough and Matt Henry announced the nominees in a live stream today
WhatsOnStage Awards voters championed under-sung acting talent
Sarah Crompton highlights a remarkable freshness in the winners in the acting categories for the WhatsOnStage Awards
Ian McKellen to play King Lear in Daniel Evans' first Chichester season
The announcement also includes musicals featuring Sharon D Clarke, Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman
From stage to page: Meet the London theatre illustrator
Andy Robinson spends his spare time turning his favourite shows into art
Review: Wild Honey (Hampstead Theatre)
Michael Frayn's take on Chekhov's first play opens at Hampstead directed by Jonathan Kent and the late Howard Davies
The WhatsOnStage Award nominations prove what great a year it has been
Sarah Crompton reflects on the WhatsOnStage Award nominees and the past year of theatre-going
The week in pictures: 12 November - 18 November
Half A Sixpence and School of Rock open in the West End, the Dreamgirls cast enjoy a night out, two 42nd Streets and a Genie prepares for Children In Need
Ten great things in The Play's The Thing
By Geraldine Collinge
From David Tennant's Hamlet t-shirt to Judi Dench's Lady Macbeth dress, the RSC's director of events and exhibitions talks through ten of the best items in the company's new permanent exhibition