King Lear

Ian McKellen to play King Lear in Daniel Evans' first Chichester season
The announcement also includes musicals featuring Sharon D Clarke, Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman
Test your theatre knowledge: Quiz of the month
How much do you know about what's been happening theatrically in November?
Glenda Jackson to play King Lear on BBC Radio 4
Deborah Warner's production has been adapted for radio
The Mike Pence Hamilton speech demonstrates how theatre must continue to disrupt
After the cast of Hamilton delivered a strong message to Mike Pence, Matt Trueman reflects on the need for theatre to constantly surprise
Photos: Glenda Jackson and cast celebrate King Lear
Eddie Izzard and more turned out to celebrate the opening of Deborah Warner's production
Were the critics mad for Glenda Jackson's Lear?
The actress returned to the stage on Friday after 25 years in politics
Why theatre criticism is actually impossible
Matt Trueman looks at what is more important in theatre - ideas or expression?
Review: King Lear (Old Vic)
Glenda Jackson stars as Shakespeare's troubled king in this production directed by Deborah Warner
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 31 October - 6 November
We round up the productions and performances you should be booking for this week
Alan Lyddiard: Older voices are lost and forgotten but deserve to be heard
By Alan Lyddiard
The director Alan Lyddiard on Anniversary his new dance-theatre piece for a group of older performers