Prince Charles to perform as part of Shakespeare Live!
The Prince of Wales will be part of the Shakespeare 400 celebrations
Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren and more join Shakespeare Live! line up
By Ben Hewis
David Tennant hosts the live TV broadcast on 23 April
Stage fright: What actually happens
By Bella Merlin
Read an exclusive extract from Facing the Fear a new book about stage fright by Bella Merlin
Matt Trueman: is female-led Shakespeare a passing fad?
By Matt Trueman
Matt Trueman looks at what we need to do if we're serious about gender parity
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's year is heralded by McKellen, Cumberbatch and a new French star
We'll see Ian McKellen's Richard III on film and Benedict Cumberbatch's on the small screen this year, but Thomas Jolly's is the stand out performance
Regional Theatre Focus - famous faces at Sheffield Theatres
By Emily Cole
The likes of Dominic West and Joanna Lumley have all appeared at the theatres over the years
RSC casts female Cymbeline
By Editorial Staff
Casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2016 shows Cymbeline and King Lear
Michael Coveney: Do Shakespeare marathons echo box set binges?
The current raft of epic history cycles continues a rich theatrical tradition