Laurence Olivier

British director William Gaskill dies at the age of 85
The director was a former head of Royal Court and co-founder of Joint Stock
William Gaskill obituary
The British theatre director has died at the age of 85
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's year is heralded by McKellen, Cumberbatch and a new French star
We'll see Ian McKellen's Richard III on film and Benedict Cumberbatch's on the small screen this year, but Thomas Jolly's is the stand out performance
Ian McKellen launches BFI Shakespeare on Film series
The programme involves a 110 country international tour and onstage interviews with the cast of The Hollow Crown
Dame Maggie Smith to appear on The Graham Norton Show with Justin Bieber
The acting legend is set to make her first British chat show appearance in 42 years
Michael Coveney: Cumberbatch, Kidman and the hazards of hype
Buzz is an essential part of showbiz - but it can be misplaced
Famous Hamlets through the ages
These guys (and girls) made headlines as the Dane way before a certain Mr Cumberbatch
Concert to mark 40th anniversary of Olivier Awards
By Editorial Staff
The show at the Festival Hall on 25 January will feature a 'host of West End stars'
Dressed by Angels exhibition to feature 175 years of TV and theatre costumes
By Lois Attard
The exhibition will take place at the Old Truman Brewery in October
Orson's Shadow (Southwark Playhouse)
Welles and Olivier go head to head in Austin Pendleton's drama