Dominic Cooke: 'We mustn't get stuck to an idea of how Shakespeare should be'
The British director on Shakespeare, why he's not in a hurry to leave the stage for the screen and his upcoming TV debut - the latest installment in the BBC's Hollow Crown series.
Matt Trueman: Rufus Norris has had an extraordinary first year
By Matt Trueman
Following the National Theatre's new season announcement, Matt Trueman reflects on Rufus Norris's first year as boss of the National Theatre
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
Michael Coveney: five theatre resolutions for the New Year
Critic Michael Coveney picks five things he'll be aiming for in 2016
Andrew Scott among guests at Teddy Ferrara opening
Dominic Cooke's production opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night
First look at Teddy Ferrara ahead of opening night
Dominic Cooke's production opens at the Donmar Warehouse this evening