Hilary Mantel

Michael Coveney: Are books taking over the stage, and does it matter?
To mark World Book Day, our chief critic reflects on the influence of literature on contemporary theatre
Playful Productions confirm McKellen/Stewart No Man's Land is West End bound
The production was announced today as part of the company's upcoming plans
RSC's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies extend to 4 October
Tickets for the extension of the Hilary Mantel double bill go onsale today
RSC's Mantel pieces transfer in triumph
By Jay Julier
The Royal Shakespeare Company's epic adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies arrive at the West End's Aldwych Theatre following their premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon
Michael Coveney: Bob Hoskins remembered with fringe benefits, as I Can't Sing! flops and I battle the Bard
In his new weekly blog, our chief critic remembers a screen legend and reflects on the closure of Harry Hill's X Factor musical
Bring Up the Bodies (RSC)
The second of the RSC's adaptations of Hilary Mantel's novels opened last night in Stratford-upon-Avon
Wolf Hall (RSC)
The Royal Shakespeare Company's adaptation of Hilary Mantel's prize-winning novel opened at the Swan Theatre yesterday
Ben Miles cast as Thomas Cromwell in RSC's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies
By Editorial Staff
Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell and Lucy Briers will play Katherine of Aragon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's forthcoming adaptation of double bill of Hilary Mantel's Booker prize-...