First look at Amanda Abbington and cast in Abigail's Party
Mike Leigh's play is being revived to mark its 40th anniversary
Sinead Matthews: 'Ivo van Hove thinks we're all bonkers'
The actress, currently starring in Ivo van Hove's Hedda Gabler opposite Ruth Wilson, on working with the Belgian director, Simon McBurney and mice at the National Theatre
Lesley Manville: 'It's the hardest play I've ever done'
As Long Day's Journey into Night opens in Bristol, Lesley Manville talks about circular breathing, TV and taking on a role that's even more grief-laden than her last
Michael Coveney steps down as WhatsOnStage theatre critic
After ten years working for WhatsOnStage, Michael Coveney will take a step back from reviewing
WhatsOnStage Award winners: where are they now?
By Emily Cole, Ben Hewis, Daisy Bowie-Sell
Ahead of this year's WhatsOnStage Awards, we look back at some of the 2006 winners to see what they are up to now