Henry V

Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
David Tennant reprises Richard II at Barbican
The new Barbican season also features new work from Ivo van Hove and Simon McBurney
Branagh confirms Scorsese Macbeth film
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The actor is teaming up with the Hollywood legend on a big screen version of his 2013 production
Antony Sher to play King Lear at RSC
Also announced today is a new production of Henry V to coincide with the 600th anniversary of Agincourt
Tom Hiddleston, Sam Mendes and Helen Mirren honoured in annual Falstaff Awards
The annual awards recognise excellence in Shakespearean productions
Full casting announced for The Ruling Class with James McAvoy
Ron Cook, Kathryn Dysdale and Joshua McGuire are among those joining McAvoy in Jamie Lloyd's production
Kite Runner returns to Liverpool as part of UK tour
The highly acclaimed adaptation of the best selling novel returns to the Liverpool Playhouse next month.
The James Plays (Edinburgh International Festival)
Rona Munro's epic trilogy premieres at the EIF ahead of its London transfer