Barbican puts Shakespeare on screen next year
The theatre will be screening the RSC's filmed versions of Shakespeare plays performed by the likes of Ian McKellen and Judi Dench
5 minutes with: Alex Hassell
The RSC actor discusses the less-than-conventional early stages of his career as well as his current role as Henry V at the Barbican
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 9-15 November
We take a look at the hottest openings this week
Let's talk about sets: Tom Pye on Young Chekhov
By Tom Pye
The designer tells us about the challenges of designing a Chekhovian trilogy
LIFT announces 2016 festival line-up
The first seven shows of the festival will be performed across the Barbican, Sadler's Wells and the Royal Court
Hamlet (Barbican) - 'Benedict Cumberbatch rings the changes'
Cumberbatch's much-hyped performance as the Dane does not disappoint
Cumberbatch Hamlet makes headlines again over 'To be or not to be'
Director Lyndsey Turner has reportedly reversed a decision to open with the famous speech
See the Royal Shakespeare Company's residency at the Barbican
By Editorial Staff
There will be four complete cycles of performances of King and Country, bookable as a four-play season package
Michael Coveney: Cumberbatch gets camera shy, searching for Sylvie
'Even in this festival cocoon, the talk is of Bendy's Hamlet and the absurd goings-on at the Barbican'