Jamie Lloyd

Michael Xavier and Anna Francolini are Assassins

The pair are joining the cast of Jamie Lloyd's production at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Editor's Blog: Made in Dagenham and the plight of the British musical

'It's funny, it's stirring and, like all the most successful British shows, it revolves around industrial action. So what went wrong?'

James McAvoy is 'mesmerising' in The Ruling Class

Jamie Lloyd's final production in his second Trafalgar Transformed season opened last night

Mat Horne and Nigel Harman join James McAvoy and cast for Ruling Class opening night

The production marks the first revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy since its first run in the 1960s, when it won the Evening Standard's best drama award

Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies

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

Michael Xavier and Anna Francolini to join Menier Assassins

The pair replace Aaron Tveit and Catherine Tate in Jamie Lloyd's production

East is East (Tour)

Sam Yates's Trafalgar Transformed production starring Jane Horrocks and writer Ayub Khan Din begins its short national tour

Looking forward: Michael Coveney previews the 2015 theatre year

Our chief critic has a host of new musicals, the centenary of Arthur Miller and a famous Dane on his radar for the coming year

West End Producer: A theatrical look back at 2014, dear
By West End Producer

Everyone's favourite masked producer takes a look back over a very busy year for London theatre

Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014

Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months