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Penelope Wilton

Theatre, in days gone by, made its own stars. Neon lights shone with the names of actors whose careers had been made on stage....

We hear a lot about star and stunt casting, and how names are needed to help sell a show. But there is a huge...

Performers Penelope Wilton and Vera Lynn and Shakespeare scholar Stanley Wells have received top accolades in the Queen's birthday honours. They are among the arts...

Seven emerging directors have been shortlisted for a new prize at Sheffield Theatres that will reward the winner with a full production of a...

Actors Ian McKellen and Penelope Wilton are to judge a new prize for emerging directors at Sheffield Theatres – with the winner receiving a...

See all the Olivier Awards 2015 news, analysis and interviews Mark Strong and Ivo van Hove fronted a triumphant night for the Young Vic Theatre...

It's a big week for London theatre, with the premiere of a new Stoppard at the National (his first new play since 2006's Rock...

So that was 2014 – we've drawn up our various lists of the best of last year and The Stage 100 of the most...

Penelope Wilton will return to the West End stage for the first time in five years when she appears in the London transfer of...
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