Noel Coward

Emma Rice: 'Adapting a cinema into a theatre for Brief Encounter is madness'
The Kneehigh production of the classic film comes to the West End
Girl from the North Country and Cirque du Soleil make our top openings this week
The London International Mime Festival also springs into action across London
David Greig: I want the Lyceum to be a democratic, public space
The artistic director of the Lyceum on his new season and what to catch at the Edinburgh Fringe
New season announced at Finborough Theatre
The autumn season will include a play by Noel Coward that hasn't been seen in the UK for almost 90 years
Present Laughter (Theatre Royal, Bath)
Stephen Unwin directs this revival of Noel Coward's 1939 comedy
Did the critics enjoy Mrs Henderson Presents?
The West End transfer opened at the Noel Coward theatre last night
Alan Rickman obituary: He loved the baddies he played
Michael Coveney reflects on the life and work of Alan Rickman, who has died at the age of 69
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
34 theatre openings that should be on your radar in September
We take a look at the major openings in a very busy month for theatre around the UK