John Heffernan

Oppenheimer (Vaudeville Theatre)
'A deeply thought-provoking, compelling and important new work'
Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
RSC Oppenheimer comes to West End in March
The show will retain most of its original cast including John Heffernan in the title role
Oppenheimer (Swan Theatre, RSC)
Tom Morton Smith's new play is a thought-provoking and intelligent examination of the creation of the A-bomb
Edward II
A radical revival of Christopher Marlowe's play at the NT Olivier is not one for purists, but showcases a range of strong young talents
Show Pics: John Heffernan, Vanessa Kirby and Kobna Holbrook-Smith lead National's Edward II
By Editorial Staff
Joe Hill-Gibbins' radical revival of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II premieres at the National Theatre Olivier tonight (4 September 2013), starring John Heffernan in the title role
Further casting announced for Tori Amos' The Light Princess, NT marks 50 years
Casting and dates have been announced for the National Theatre's autumn programme, along with further details of its 50th anniversary celebrations in October