Matthew Dunster

Torben Betts: I'm not Alan Ayckbourn's lovechild

The playwright, whose play Muswell Hill transfers from the White Bear to the Park Theatre this week, talks mobile phones and making ends meet

Liberian Girl (Royal Court)

Diana Nneka Atuona's impressive debut play centres on a group of child soldiers

Casting announced for RSC's summer season at Swan Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer productions of The Jew of Malta and Love's Sacrifice

Cast: Royal Court's Liberian Girl, Oh What A Lovely War and Beautiful Thing
By Editorial Staff

Three major stage productions in 2015 have recently announced full casting

Antony Sher stars in Death of a Salesman at RSC; Hugh Quarshie plays Othello

The new season also features a return for former artistic director Trevor Nunn, and a tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016

Football legends Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali to star in Nuffield Theatre production The Saints

The play, written by Luke Barnes, is about the highs and lows of following Southampton Football Club

Nuffield announces 50th anniversary season, Tom Hiddleston joins as associate actor

Highlights of the season include an adaptation of Coen Brothers' film The Hudsucker Proxy

Royal Court announces new season themed around revolution

Artistic director Vicky Featherstone said this morning she has responded to 'what the playwrights are asking us to think about'

Timberlake Wertenbaker and Matthew Dunster feature in Southwark Playhouse autumn season
An American political thriller, a Russian revival by Matthew Dunster and a new play from Timberlake Wertenbaker feature in Southwark Playhouse's new season