Top 10 theatre openings this week: 30 November - 6 December
By Ben Hewis
Sheridan Smith, John Heffernan and Natasha McElhone are among the big names featured in this week's UK theatre openings
John Heffernan: 'I never thought I would be cast in this play'
As John Heffernan prepares to open in a new interpretation of Macbeth, he talks about the production, his student days and the success of Oppenheimer
John Heffernan and Anna Maxwell Martin star in Young Vic Macbeth
Further casting has also been announced for Measure for Measure, La Musica and Creditors
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
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