Barbican Centre

Benedict Cumberbatch reveals his ideal Ophelia for Barbican Hamlet?
By Ben Hewis · 9 Sep 2014

Talking to Yahoo Movies, the Sherlock star suggested who he'd like to play opposite in his much anticipated Hamlet next year

Theatre highlights of the week: Lily Cole opens in Last Days of Troy and Twelve Angry Men closes
By Ben Hewis · 9 Jun 2014

Lots of exciting things happening this week as part of LIFT and two West End closures

Barbican takes steps to oust touts from Benedict Cumberbatch Hamlet
By Rosie Bannister · 28 May 2014

The venue is taking extreme measures to ensure customers won't pay an inflated price on tickets, which go on general sale on 11 August

Show Pics: London International Mime Festival
By Editorial Staff · 14 Jan 2014

The London International Mime Festival is currently running across the capital, with shows until 1 February

Fiona Shaw stars in UK premiere of The Testament of Mary at Barbican next year
By Rosie Bannister · 29 Oct 2013

The Barbican centre has announced its 2014 spring/summer season, which includes Fiona Shaw starring in The Testament of Mary and the return of two shows from artistic associate Cheek by Jowl

Gregory Doran announces RSC's Summer 2014 season, Antony Sher plays Falstaff
By Editorial Staff · 10 Sep 2013
RSC artistic director Gregory Doran has announced his first full season of programming since taking over the company with executive director Catherine Mallyon