Judi Dench

Supporting performances can mean as much as star turns
After Andrew Scott paid tribute to his co-stars in his acceptance speech for the Critics' Circle Award, Matt Trueman looks at why we need to champion the supporting role more
Jonathan Slinger, Kate Fleetwood and Danny Webb in cast for Absolute Hell
Joe Hill-Gibbins' production opens at the National Theatre in April
RSC co-founder John Barton dies aged 89
The director was instrumental in the company's success for over half a century
Pearl Mackie: 'My advice to aspiring actors? Keep going, it's a marathon, not a sprint'
As she prepares to star in a new revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, one-time Doctor Who assistant Pearl Mackie explains how she learnt to cry onstage and what it's been like working on the show
Dates and venue announced for the WhatsOnStage Awards
By Editorial Staff
Nominations for the awards open this week
Review: The Terrible Infants (Wilton's Music Hall)
Les Enfants Terribles return to the show, now celebrating its tenth anniversary
Judi Dench learns to rap with Lethal Bizzle
The legendary actress is currently promoting her latest film Victoria & Abdul
Peter Hall achieved his remarkable vision despite opposition on all sides
Michael Coveney pays tribute to the late founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and director Peter Hall
The week in pictures: 2 - 8 September
Judi Dench pouts, Andrew Scott poses and Half a Sixpence brings the house down for the last time in our pics of the week