Simon Russell Beale
John Heffernan: 'I never thought I would be cast in this play'
As John Heffernan prepares to open in a new interpretation of Macbeth, he talks about the production, his student days and the success of Oppenheimer
Ben Whishaw to pay homage to T.S. Eliot with an evening of readings
By Emily Cole
He will be joined by Fiona Shaw, Jeremy Irons and Simon Russell Beale
Michael Coveney: Critics crown Hytner with award while Dench goes on desert island
Our chief critic reflects on yesterday's award ceremony
Jeremy Irons and Zoe Wanamaker attend Mr Foote's Other Leg opening night
By Ben Hewis
Richard Eyre's production has opened at the Hampstead Theatre
Michael Coveney: Old actors bloom as Helen Mirren and Ken Cranham prove 70 is the new 40
From Redgrave's Beatrice to Jacobi's Mercutio, are we experiencing a golden age for older actors?