The man chosen to replace Hytner is a former actor who has directed string of West End hits
Trafalgar Studios brings Alexi Kaye Campbell's wise, tender play about sexuality to a wider audience
With a terrific cast and sublime gags, update of classic Ealing comedy provides uproarious slapstick fun
Sam Mendes's big-budget musical boasts 'amazing' sets but can't match 'Matilda's' magic
Broadway musical based on a hit Irish film wins over critics with heartfelt songs and ensemble spirit
Mirren's turn as the Queen makes her favourite for best actress, as Curious Dog scores eight noms
US critics worshipped it, so why don't West End critics think satirical musical comedy is divine?
'Spectacular' adaptation translates the spirit and humanity of Dickens's classic novel to the stage
Atkinson brings surprising pathos to this magnificently funny and touching production
Critics acclaim star's poignant performance on return to West End stage
The group gave the world 'girl power', but its hit songs can't save this unedifying musical
Cole Porter's battle-of-the-sexes comedy is 'a tried and tested Rolls Royce of a show'
Director uses Evening Standard Awards night to plead for increased support for arts from UK government
Rylance's glorious star turn in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III make for a sublime double bill
Youth, smaller venues and a Hollywood star dominate the Evening Standard Theatre Awards shortlist
Dame Maggie taken to hospital, while Sir Peter Hall upstages Laura Carmichael on West End debut
Plans for a theatre adaptation of the famous five's songs and career follow in footsteps of Mamma Mia!
West End beckons for Tina Turner musical Soul Sister as charismatic newcomer Emi wins over critics
American stand-up Ben Walker tipped to play Patrick Bateman in 'bloody satire' adaptation
David Suchet and Laurie Metcalf star in powerful, uplifting ‘Long Day's Journey Into Night'