Nica Burns

Sam Simmons wins Edinburgh Comedy Award
The Australian comic has been nominated twice before; Sofie Hagen was named Best Newcomer
Michael Coveney: Maggie Smith comes up to date as two Nicks redefine the West End
Our esteemed critic publishes his new biography of Maggie Smith this week
Derek Jacobi and Mark Gatiss among guests at Just Jim Dale opening night
Carry On star Jim Dale will play a month long run at the Vaudeville
Kenneth Branagh: 'We want to earn our place in the West End'
The actor/director and his associates Rob Ashford and Christopher Oram on their ambitious year-long season at the Garrick Theatre
Kenneth Branagh unveils year-long Garrick season; Judi Dench joins Winter's Tale
Branagh's Plays at the Garrick season will also feature The Painkiller with Rob Brydon and Romeo and Juliet with Lily James and Richard Madden
David Walliams takes part in Hampstead Page to Stage festival
The three-day festival will explore the journey of drama from page to performance
Jim Dale brings solo show to West End in May
Dale returns to the Vaudeville Theatre 50 years after making his West End debut
No charges to be brought against Apollo Theatre owners
By Editorial Staff
Westminster Council has pointed the finger of blame at bodies responsible for checking building safety
20 Questions: Danielle Tarento - 'Producing is challenging every day'
By Editorial Staff
Danielle Tarento is producing the upcoming run of Dogfight at the Southwark Playhouse, with more projects in the pipeline. She co-founded the Menier Chocolate Factory with David Babani, and produced the WhatsOnStage Award-winning Titanic last year
David Suchet to play Lady Bracknell in West End Importance of Being Earnest
The production will be directed by Adrian Noble and open next summer