Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman joins James Dreyfus in Harvey

The actress joins Lindsay Posner's production which opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in February

Boyzone show their support for Ronan Keating's stage debut in Once

Guests including Rupert Evans, Lesley Manville and Michelle Collins were in attendance as the singer faced theatreland critics for the first time

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Oliver Cotton's Daytona splits the critics
By Rebecca Donn

Maureen Lipman, Oliver Cotton and Harry Shearer star in the transfer from the Park Theatre at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Daytona (Theatre Royal Haymarket)

Oliver Cotton's new play starring Maureen Lipman transfers to the West End

Daytona's Maureen Lipman: 'This is unquestionably the best role I've ever had'

The much-loved actress discusses ballroom dancing, roles for older women and how it feels to have the biggest dressing room

Daytona starring Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer transfers to West End

Oliver Cotton's play premiered at the Park Theatre last year

Thérèse Raquin transfers from Finborough to Park Theatre and Maureen Lipman joins Rags the Musical

The WhatsOnStage Award nominee's latest show transfers to North London venue

Michael Coveney: Hooray for Hull and good vibrations in Lille

Our chief critic salutes the awarding of the title of UK City of Culture 2017 to Hull, and reflects on a slew of 50th anniversaries

Daytona (Birmingham)

Annette Nuttals reviews Daytona as it arrives at the Birmingham Rep for one week only. Maureen Lipman, Harry Shearer and John Bowe star.