Michael Coveney: Do Shakespeare marathons echo box set binges?
The current raft of epic history cycles continues a rich theatrical tradition
London half term theatre options for all ages
By Sita McIntosh
With half term week on the horizon (w/c 23 May), we look at some of the great theatre options on offer across the capital
Guest Blog: Why I want to build a pop-up Globe Theatre
By Dr Miles Gregory
Director Miles Gregory has ambitions to create a full-scale, portable version of the historic venue
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
Overheard at the theatre: More funny audience comments
'Is the stage in the dress circle?'
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