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
Mr Foote's Other Leg (Theatre Royal Haymarket)
Ian Kelly's 'rambunctious, raucous ride of a play' transfers from Hampstead to the West End
Ben Whishaw to pay homage to T.S. Eliot with an evening of readings
He will be joined by Fiona Shaw, Jeremy Irons and Simon Russell Beale
Mr Foote's Other Leg transfers to the West End
Simon Russell Beale will reprise his role for the run
Mr Foote's Other Leg (Hampstead Theatre)
Simon Russell Beale stars in Ian Kelly's adaptation of his book about the legendary Georgian celebrity
Jeremy Irons and Zoe Wanamaker attend Mr Foote's Other Leg opening night
Richard Eyre's production has opened at the Hampstead Theatre
Cast of 60 announced for epic Iliad reading
The event takes place at the British Museum and Almeida on Friday
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?
An Oak Tree (NT Temporary Theatre)
Tim Crouch's experimental two-hander is revived a decade after its premiere