A curiously successful case of a hit novel turned into a play
Curiouser and curiouser – another novel production
Model Agyness Deyn is to play a farmer in a bleak drama set in rural Scotland.
Playwright Richard Bean reworks James Corden show to suit American theatregoers
Visit the beautiful backdrop for Spielberg's latest movie, before the crowds arrive. Mark Rowe sets a 'War Horse' course
As two-legged actors celebrated at the Golden Globes last night, a campaign to honour stars of the four-legged variety was gathering pace.
Steven Spielberg and other industry luminaries are calling for awards for animal movie performers.
Charities say they cannot house any more starving animals, many of which are being sold off as meat to zoos
'War Horse' may take some beating but the year ahead offers some other wonderful apparitions – such as 'Frankenweenie' and Sean Penn as a Goth
Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' features fearless steeds. The IoS's John Houghton-Brown and Omar Shahid pay tribute to other brave beasts
Watson reveals the traumas of playing the woman to whom Fred West finally confessed
You need, don't you, some CDs in the car going to Penzance or Porto or Palmyra; something to stop the little darlings asking are you nearly there yet; a story that you, too, will find bearable – even enjoyable. Here are some corkers.
The English National Opera (ENO) is to stage an opera based on the 1985 hijacking of cruise liner the Achille Lauro by Palestinian terrorists. The ENO's director John Berry has branded the opera the "most controversial of the past 50 years".
In her latest film, Emily Watson plays a social worker who devotes her life to helping children. The mother of two tells James Mottram why it's a role that's close to her heart
Michael Gove says he wants 11-year-olds to read the equivalent of a book a week. So what should they be? We ask the experts
My parents were... willing to sacrifice a great deal to help me realise my ambition. Obviously there was the financial sacrifice, but it was also to do with being sent to boarding school, the Royal Ballet School, from 11 to 16. From my perspective now, as a parent, I understand how much you have to give up to have a child away from you at that time.