Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci and Andrew Scott among actors reading The Odyssey
A line-up of stars come together today to take part in the Almeida Theatre's latest live reading
The Almeida to stage a one-off reading of The Odyssey
The reading will be live streamed throughout London.
Young Chekhov: The Birth of a Genius (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Jonathan Kent's trilogy brings Chekhov's first three plays together for the first time ever
Robert Icke: 'Classics were never meant to be boring'
The director of 1984 and Oresteia on why theatre needs to compete with The Sopranos
Matt Trueman: Theatre's ongoing lack of diversity is inexcusable
By Matt Trueman
Major London theatres have just five BAME associate artists between them - this needs to change
Cast announced for Almeida Bakkhai with Ben Whishaw
The production opens in July as part of the Greeks season
The Merchant of Venice (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, RSC)
Polly Findlay directs Patsy Ferran in her RSC debut