Vanessa Redgrave

In pictures: Olivier Awards Red Carpet
By Will Longman
Stars included Vanessa Redgrave, Kit Harington and Beverley Knight
Full details of Olivier Awards ceremony announced
By Will Longman
The awards are celebrating their 40th anniversary with exclusive performances and a star-studded guest list
Andrew Scott to play Hamlet in new Almeida Theatre season
The new season for the north London theatre has been announced
Olivier Awards to be broadcast on ITV
This year's ceremony will be broadcast in full
Michael Coveney: First-time theatre experience marks you for life
WhatsOnStage critic Michael Coveney on the power of the first time
Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave to star in Richard III at the Almeida
Rupert Goold will direct the production which opens in June
Jude Law and Vanessa Redgrave among guests at Young Vic Forever Young Gala
The stars joined the theatre's celebrations at Lindley Hall
Laurie Anderson appointed guest director of Brighton Festival
The legendary American musician and performance artist will programme the 50th anniversary year of the festival
Michael Coveney: Could men become the new minority in theatre?
By Michael Coveney
Some of the greatest female roles in world drama are currently being re-defined
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?