Michael Gambon, Toby Jones and Mark Gatiss join the stars of Ink in the West End
By Alex Wood
A swathe of stars turned out for the show's West End transfer
James Roose-Evans: 'The Third Age is not all just about dementia'
The founder of Hampstead Theatre on his new theatre company Frontier, which specialises in promoting older actors
Stage fright: What actually happens
By Bella Merlin
Read an exclusive extract from Facing the Fear a new book about stage fright by Bella Merlin
Michael Coveney: It's hard to believe Jim Broadbent turned down Del Boy
Michael Coveney on the joys of actor Jim Broadbent, who is currently starring in A Christmas Carol
Michael Coveney: Critics crown Hytner with award while Dench goes on desert island
Our chief critic reflects on yesterday's award ceremony
Michael Coveney: Old actors bloom as Helen Mirren and Ken Cranham prove 70 is the new 40
From Redgrave's Beatrice to Jacobi's Mercutio, are we experiencing a golden age for older actors?
Michael Coveney: Remembering the lost lines of Lenny Henry and others
'The actor's nightmare of drying on stage is always vivid but, in the event, it's never catastrophic'