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Stevenson is regarded as one of Britain’s leading actors, having played a range of TV and stage roles

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Indira Varma, who plays the libidinous bisexual bastard daughter of a nobleman in 'Game of Thrones', is now on stage opposite Ralph Fiennes in 'Man and Superman'. Sexy, powerful roles are just her thing, she tells Holly Williams

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After 10 years away, Cats is back in the West End. And with an ex-Pussycat Doll centre-stage, it's a sell-out. 

Throwaway line: Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is right – too many black and Asian actors are typecast, says Oona King

Oona King on why she's immensely grateful to the Hollywood star

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The play about Labour's 1992 election campaign is receiving a timely revival

Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

They have spent much of their young lives helping others. So what happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged these 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once? Holly Williams joined them as they prepared to make their dance debut at Sadler's Wells…

Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Walter has won Olivier, Evening Standard and Tony awards for her performances with the RSC and in the West End

Under the skin: Sarah Kane in May 1998

Sarah Kane: Why the iconic playwright who committed suicide is as controversial as ever

Daniel Evans was hooked on the work of the provocative dramatist, who committed suicide in 1999. Now he's about to stage a season of her controversial plays in Sheffield

A life in stages: Olivia Vinall, 27, already playing her third major role at the National Theatre

Olivia Vinall: the National Theatre darling on starring in a new Tom Stoppard play

The fired-up young actress leads the cast of Stoppard's mind-bending new play, The Hard Problem

Into something good: Carole King in 1970

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She wrote dozens of hit songs and, with her Tapestry album, defined a generation. Carole King's story is now on stage

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Murder, infatuation and bed-hopping... Hattie Morahan can't wait to play a monster in 'The Changeling'

Michael Pennington & Dame Judi Dench: 'Once he ate a lot of garlic before a love scene; I think I punched him for that'

The actors met while they were performing in King Lear in the 1970s

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