Jonathan Kent: 'A new energy in American theatre'
11 May 2014 Last updated at 12:34 BST
In recent years, Imelda Staunton's stage success has been shared with the director Jonathan Kent.
He directed her in a rave revival of Sweeney Todd and they are now reunited for a funny but gritty American play called Good People, which has just transferred to London's West End.
Actress Imelda Staunton and director Jonathan Kent talk to the BBC's Andrew Marr.