McEwan, who has died aged 82, had a 'syrupy, seductive voice and a forthright, sparkling manner'
McEwan worked with figures including Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh and Richard Briers
The Benidorm star has returned to the stage to star in a revival of Philip Ridley's controversial play Ghost From A Perfect Place at the Arcola Theatre
Merrison's Theatre Firsts include Laurence Olivier, Guinness and doing the rumba with fruit on his head!
Lord Attenborough, who died on Sunday, was a man of enormous influence on stage as well as screen
Michael Coveney talks to executive director Alan Finch and architect Steve Tompkins about the £22m redevelopment of the Festival Theatre
First Episode was written while the playwright was still a student at Oxford