Stephen Daldry

First look at Kristin Scott Thomas in The Audience
Peter Morgan's award-winning play opens at the Apollo Theatre on 5 May
Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
Full cast announced for The Audience with Kristin Scott Thomas
By Editorial Staff
David Calder, Mark Dexter and Sylvestra Le Touzel play Prime Ministers
Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014
Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months
Netflix commissions 10-part drama based on The Audience
The series will be adapted from Peter Morgan's play, which starred Helen Mirren as the Queen, and premieres in 2016
Kristin Scott Thomas plays Queen in West End Audience revival
Peter Morgan's play will run concurrently in London and New York
Billy Elliot Live tops UK cinema box office
By Nicole Goldstein
The live broadcast of the screen-to-stage musical was the highest-grossing cinema release this week
Billy Elliot Live to be released on DVD and Blu-ray in November
The musical was broadcast live to eight countries on Sunday
The Gate's Christopher Haydon: 'We want to create work that looks at massive ideas'
The artistic director of the Gate Theatre on the theatre's history, its 35th anniversary and his attitude to programming
Helen Mirren takes The Audience to Broadway
As previously rumoured, Mirren will reprise her award-winning performance as the Queen in New York next Spring