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Eileen Atkins

Correspondence between giants of the theatre offers a unique insight into some of the best-loved productions. But will historians struggle to document shows as...

As a fan, having attended 201 performances of Billy Elliot the Musical across Europe, I was dumbstruck to learn that the show was closed...

In 2014, Florian Zeller was introduced to British theatre. The French playwright’s Moliere Award-winning work The Father arrived in the West End, via Bath...

Prolific French playwright Florian Zeller returns to familiar emotional terrain with his latest work to be staged in the UK, The Height of the...

At 84, grande dame of the stage Eileen Atkins continues to seek out challenging roles in the theatre, with the latest in Florian Zeller’s...

Firm friends for decades, Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Joan Plowright relive career triumphs and disasters in Roger Michell’s documentary, a vivid insight...

Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins are to be the subject of a new documentary film on the BBC. Directed by Roger...

David Suchet has defended the right of actors to play roles of any gender following his stint as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of...

Eileen Atkins has hit out at male actors who take on female parts in theatre, claiming men are already “overburdened” with roles of their...
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