Samuel West

Bath's Ustinov Studio and Theatre Royal announce 2016 season
Highlights include two French Canadian plays and a Shakespeare production
Critics enjoy 'illuminating' Young Chekhov
Jonathan Kent's Chekhov trilogy opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre last week
Young Chekhov: The Birth of a Genius (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Jonathan Kent's trilogy brings Chekhov's first three plays together for the first time ever
Production pics: Chichester's Young Chekhov season
Jonathan Kent's production opens in Chichester later this week
Cast of 60 announced for epic Iliad reading
The event takes place at the British Museum and Almeida on Friday
Actor Tom Beard dies aged 50
Beard was described by Samuel West as 'the most truthful and generous of actors'
Further casting announced for Chichester Chekhov season
Lucy Briers, Peter Egan and Nina Sosanya are among those joining the ensemble
Michael Coveney: Actors following in famous fatherly footsteps
'Father's Day is a good excuse to celebrate the passing of the flame from one generation to another in the theatre'
After Electra (Theatre Royal, Plymouth)
By Karen Bussell
Samuel West directs April De Angelis's engaging new play exploring the meaning of family
Lenny Henry stars in Educating Rita at Chichester
The venue's newly announced season also features a Chekhov trilogy adapted by David Hare, and new musical A Damsel in Distress