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Sheila Hancock

Ian McKellen and Stephen Fry are among those backing a fundraising campaign to erect a statue of playwright Joe Orton in his hometown of...

Nowadays, we’re ever more keen to ensure that the voices of the young are heard – in politics, as much as in the arts....

Chichester Festival Theatre is introducing a new spiegeltent venue for its 2019 season, which also includes appearances from Hugh Bonneville, John Simm, Sheila Hancock...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights of Brighton Rock at the Theatre Royal...

2016 has barely started, yet I am already wondering if we'll see a stranger story told in musical form all year, or one with...

Is bad language theatre’s last great taboo? I ask this question having recently watched Clive Exton’s new West End play Barking in Essex, Alexi Kaye...

This is the week I've been looking forward to more than any this year so far, but also quietly dreading, too. That's the push...

Just yesterday I was noting how the London and regional theatres are both waking up from their recent Edinburgh and summer induced slumbers –...

Keeley Hawes will star opposite Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock in Barking in Essex at Wyndham’s Theatre this autumn. The play, which is written by...
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