Samuel West

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
Tricycle announces further productions for 2015
By Editorial Staff
Highlights include the world premiere of John Hollingworth's Multitudes, about immigration in Bradford
Samuel West directs premiere of April De Angelis' After Electra
By Editorial Staff
The production opens in Plymouth in March before transferring to the Tricycle
Samuel West launches '50p for culture' campaign
The campaign aims to highlight local authority spending on the arts
Michael Coveney: Golden anniversaries with Kevin and Bruce, Tim and Pru
Our chief critic enjoys a Lovely celebration with Babs and a new documentary about canal boats from Timothy West and Prunella Scales