Royal Court

Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards

This year's critics' picks also included Gypsy and King Charles III

Michael Coveney: Rufus Norris's National - fresh meat or cold potatoes?

'In the admirable rush to be all things to all men in the name of diversity and inclusivity, the danger is you lose sight of what you really want to do'

Stephen Mangan, Anna Maxwell Martin and Louise Brealey star in Birthday TV adaptation

Roger Michell will direct Joe Penhall's screen adaptation of his hit play, which ran at the Royal Court in 2012

Dominic West returns to National in Granville Barker's Waste?
By Editorial Staff

The production is rumoured to be helmed by Roger Michell

Liberian Girl (Royal Court)

Diana Nneka Atuona's impressive debut play centres on a group of child soldiers

Casting announced for Royal Court's Fireworks
By Editorial Staff

The play is the first by a Palestinian playwright which has been developed and staged by the venue

Mel Giedroyc and Steve Furst host 15th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards Concert
By Editorial Staff

The Awards Concert takes place on 15 February at the Prince of Wales Theatre

Casting: Sharon D Clarke in Romeo and Juliet and full cast for How to Hold Your Breath

Casting announced for productions at Rose Theatre Kingston and the Royal Court

Looking forward: Michael Coveney previews the 2015 theatre year

Our chief critic has a host of new musicals, the centenary of Arthur Miller and a famous Dane on his radar for the coming year

Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014

Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months