Theatre's original celebrities
By Emily Cole, Ben Hewis, Daisy Bowie-Sell
With Ira Aldridge back onstage in Red Velvet, we put together a list of a few star actors from yesteryear
11 faces to look out for in 2016
By Daisy Bowie-Sell & Ben Hewis
As we look forward to a new year of theatre, here are the people to keep an eye out for in 2016
Top 10 theatre openings this week: 30 November - 6 December
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
5 minutes with: Romola Garai - 'I'd love to have a crack at playing Macbeth'
The actor, currently starring in Measure for Measure, discusses Joe Hill-Gibbins' 'strange and weird' style and wanting to take on the Scottish Play
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
Kenneth Branagh: 'We want to earn our place in the West End'
The actor/director and his associates Rob Ashford and Christopher Oram on their ambitious year-long season at the Garrick Theatre