King Lear

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
Tom Hiddleston, Sam Mendes and Helen Mirren honoured in annual Falstaff Awards
The annual awards recognise excellence in Shakespearean productions
Brian Blessed withdraws from King Lear production
The actor has been told not to continue in the title role due to poor health
Show goes on for Brian Blessed after collapsing during King Lear
By Editorial Staff
The veteran actor fell off his throne during the opening scene earlier this week