National Theatre

James McArdle wins 2015 Ian Charleson Award
The award is given annually to an actor under 30 in a classical role
Bill Nighy joins the cast of Stuff Happens
The actor will narrate a reading of the play on the day the Chilcot Inquiry is published
Nathan Lane to join Andrew Garfield in Angels in America
The cast joining Denise Gough and Russell Tovey have been confirmed
David Hare stages rehearsed reading of Stuff Happens at the National
The playwright will direct a reading of his play on the day the Chilcot Inquiry report is published
The Deep Blue Sea (National Theatre)
Helen McCrory leads the cast of Carrie Cracknell's 'essential' production
5 minutes with: Helen McCrory - 'We've become too reverent with Rattigan'
The Deep Blue Sea actress discusses working with director Carrie Cracknell again and why they are taking an 'unusual' stance to Rattigan's work
Meet the new Christopher Boone
The new cast starts later this month
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 6 - 12 June
Michael Crawford and Joseph Fiennes return to the stage in this week's major openings
National Theatre's River Stage to return to the South Bank
The free outdoor festival will run for a month over summer
Cast announced for new Bryony Kimmings musical
A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer will open at HOME in September