Rob Brydon

The week in pictures: 27 August - 2 September
Rob Brydon, Kerry Ellis and Sadiq Khan have been out and about in theatreland this week
In pictures: Olivier Awards Red Carpet
By Will Longman
Stars included Vanessa Redgrave, Kit Harington and Beverley Knight
The week in pictures: 11-18 March
Tom Cruise, Dermot O'Leary and Rachelle Ann Go make this week's picks
Critics enjoy The Painkiller
Sean Foley's production opened at the Garrick Theatre last night
The Painkiller (Garrick Theatre)
Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon star in the latest offering from the Kenneth Branagh Season
Michael Coveney: Laughter is the great purgative in theatre
Ahead of the opening of The Painkiller this evening, Michael Coveney expounds the joy of farce
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 14 - 20 March
From snooker to atomic bombs, we take a look at the hottest openings this week
Rob Brydon and Kenneth Branagh rehearse The Painkiller
The production opens at the Garrick Theatre later this month
The inaugural Equity Award for Services to Theatre
By Sita McIntosh
WhatsOnStage's Chief Operating Officer Sita McIntosh explains the newest award and why Sir Kenneth Branagh won it
Full cast announced for The Painkiller
The cast joining Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon has been announced