King Lear

Simon Russell Beale and David Hare in new Hampstead season
Plays about Samuel Foote and the creation of Glyndebourne opera house feature in the venue's Autumn season
The Father (Tricycle Theatre)
Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner star in this transfer from the Theatre Royal Bath
Full casting announced for The Trial at the Young Vic
Kate O'Flynn among cast joining Rory Kinnear in this adaptation of Kafka's novel
King Lear (Rose Playhouse)
Malachite Theatre Company bring Shakespeare's tragedy to the historic venue
Hampstead Theatre stages UK premiere of Luna Gale
Former artistic director Michael Attenborough will direct the production
20 Questions: Harry Melling - 'I find it hard to unwind after this'
By Editorial Staff
The Harry Potter graduate talks about his new solo show Peddling, ripping his trousers on stage and swapping places with Francis Bacon
King Lear (Northern Broadsides - Tour)
Jonathan Miller's production is agile, enjoyable and thoroughly interesting
Globe announces casting for Richard II and King John
Charles Edwards returns to the Globe to play Richard II
Michael Coveney: Royal 'Sher-speare' Company makes plans as Dame Diana goes solo
Reflections on recent developments in Stratford and some classic critical put-downs
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