Michael Coveney

Award-winning critic Matt Trueman joins WhatsOnStage team
By Editorial Staff

Trueman will work alongside Michael Coveney to cover theatre in London and beyond

Michael Coveney: Globe goes to war with RSC as Rupert Everett celebrates an anniversary

Dominic Dromgoole has criticised international subsidy of the RSC, while Rupert Everett and Colin Firth have been in reflective mood

Opening Night Pics: Nicole Scherzinger and cast of Cats celebrate press night

Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical returned to the West End last night after a 12-year hiatus

Maggie Smith's top 10 theatrical films

Our chief critic Michael Coveney, who is Maggie Smith's biographer, selects ten of her most theatrical films to tie in with the BFI's new season

Graham Norton and Mel C join Gemma Arterton for Made in Dagenham premiere

The new musical, based on the 2010 film, opened at the Adelphi last night

Michael Coveney: Bill Bryden wraps up the Cottesloe, Eileen Atkins returns to Stratford

A new book reflects on a bygone era of the National, while Evita bows out in the West End and Eileen Atkins defies her 80 years

Michael Coveney: Scottsboro Boys hold forth and Des Barrit gets down

Our chief critic spends time with the Scottsboro Boys, attends a star-studded birthday bash and shares memories of the late Lynda Bellingham

Lesley Manville 'mulling over' Mrs Henderson Presents musical?
By Editorial Staff

The production will reportedly premiere next year in Bath

Michael Coveney: National unveils Dorfman as RSC channels Downton Abbey

'What's happened over recent years at the Royal Court, the Birmingham Rep, Chichester and now the National has been spectacular'