Michael Attenborough

Orange Tree Theatre announces new ambassadors
Michael Attenborough, Samantha Bond and Gyles Brandreth will champion the work of the Richmond theatre
Reasons to be Happy (Hampstead Theatre)
Neil LaBute's play is directed by Michael Attenborough
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 21 - 27 March
Paapa Essiedu takes on Hamlet and Denise Gough brings her critically acclaimed performance to the West End in this week's top picks
World premiere of new Mike Bartlett play to open at Hampstead Theatre
The writer of King Charles III debuts a new piece which will run in a season featuring another new work by Howard Brenton
Mixed bag for Rebecca Gilman's Luna Gale
By Emily Cole
The production opened at Hampstead Theatre on 13 June
Luna Gale (Hampstead Theatre)
Michael Attenborough returns to Hampstead to direct Rebecca Gilman's new play
Hampstead Theatre stages UK premiere of Luna Gale
Former artistic director Michael Attenborough will direct the production
Lenny Henry stars in Educating Rita at Chichester
The venue's newly announced season also features a Chekhov trilogy adapted by David Hare, and new musical A Damsel in Distress
The Iron Curtain Trilogy (Cockpit Theatre)
David Edgar's plays centring on the Eastern Bloc are given an urgent revival by American company Burning Coal
Michael Coveney: 'Richard Attenborough's roots were in theatre'
Lord Attenborough, who died on Sunday, was a man of enormous influence on stage as well as screen