Henry VI

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
Matt Trueman: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2016
From Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick to Alistair McDowall's new play X, here are ten shows Matt Trueman is excited about in 2016
Michael Coveney: what to look forward to in 2016
WhatsOnStage critic Michael Coveney rounds up next year's theatre offerings
Casting announced for In The Night Time (Before the Sun Rises)
The two-hander will open at the Gate Theatre in February next year
Wars of the Roses (Rose Theatre Kingston)
Joely Richardson makes up a strong cast in Trevor Nunn's Shakespeare trilogy
Michael Coveney: Do Shakespeare marathons echo box set binges?
The current raft of epic history cycles continues a rich theatrical tradition
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
Michael Coveney: Actors following in famous fatherly footsteps
'Father's Day is a good excuse to celebrate the passing of the flame from one generation to another in the theatre'
Trevor Nunn: 'Shakespeare invented the box set'
The former RSC artistic director on reviving his friend Peter Hall's epic Shakespearean cycle The Wars of the Roses
Trevor Nunn revives Wars of the Roses trilogy at Kingston Rose
Nunn told WhatsOnStage the production is a tribute to the work of its creators John Barton and Peter Hall