Barbican

Michael Coveney: Do Shakespeare marathons echo box set binges?
The current raft of epic history cycles continues a rich theatrical tradition
Krapp's Last Tape (Barbican Centre)
Director and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Beckett's haunting one-man play to the stage
Kings of War (Holland Festival)
Michael Coveney reviews Ivo van Hove's reimagining of Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III which will come to the Barbican next year
How to get £10 tickets for Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet
Further availability for the hotly anticipated production has been announced; find out how to get in on the action
Hamlet (Barbican Centre)
Yukio Ninagawa returns to direct the tragedy 40 years after presenting his first Shakespeare
David Tennant reprises Richard II at Barbican
The new Barbican season also features new work from Ivo van Hove and Simon McBurney
Cheek by Jowl screens Measure for Measure online
By Editorial Staff
The Russian-language production plays the Barbican in April
King Lear (Northern Broadsides - Tour)
Jonathan Miller's production is agile, enjoyable and thoroughly interesting
Matt Trueman: Choosing what to review is a critical decision
'Critics should represent the spectrum of theatre being made as fully as possible'
Antigone (Theatre Royal, Stratford East)
Roy Williams returns to Theatre Royal Stratford East with this new production, relocating Sophocles' classic to an urban, contemporary world