Judi Dench

Michael Coveney on Maggie Smith's 'unique' stage career

Hints that Dame Maggie will no longer appear on stage signal the end of an illustrious chapter, writes her biographer

BBC launches year-long Get Creative campaign
By Editorial Staff

Director General Tony Hall said the campaign will 'inspire everyone to make art or do something creative'

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

Kenneth Branagh plans West End ensemble?
By Editorial Staff

The actor, who was knighted in 2012, is reportedly putting together a season at the Garrick Theatre

Actor Barrie Ingham dies aged 82
By Editorial Staff

Ingham appeared opposite Judi Dench many times with the RSC

Maggie Smith's top 10 theatrical films

Our chief critic Michael Coveney, who is Maggie Smith's biographer, selects ten of her most theatrical films to tie in with the BFI's new season

Test your theatre knowledge: Celebrities on Stage

Do you know your Cumberbatch from your Tennant? Hiddleston from your Dench? Take this week's quiz and find out

Mrs Henderson Presents musical confirms Bath premiere

Rumours about an adaptation for the stage have today be confirmed

Lesley Manville 'mulling over' Mrs Henderson Presents musical?
By Editorial Staff

The production will reportedly premiere next year in Bath