King Lear

Michael Coveney: Sound bites back
Michael Coveney investigates why sound in theatres has not been up to scratch of late
BBC announce 2016 Shakespeare Festival
Big names involved in the celebrations include David Tennant, Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch
RSC casts female Cymbeline
By Editorial Staff
Casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2016 shows Cymbeline and King Lear
Simon Russell Beale to feature in new RSC season
The RSC's winter 2016 season has been announced
Michael Coveney: It's hard to believe Jim Broadbent turned down Del Boy
Michael Coveney on the joys of actor Jim Broadbent, who is currently starring in A Christmas Carol

David Haig: "Playing King George III changed the way I think about acting"
The actor talks about his writing and acting careers and what it's like taking on the role of Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls
Linda (Royal Court)
Olivier award-winner Noma Dumezweni takes the title role in Penelope Skinner's new play
Kathryn Hunter to play title role in all-female Cyrano de Bergerac
Russell Bolam will direct the production in February 2016
Michael Pennington to play King Lear and Peter and the Starcatcher makes European premiere
The productions will make up part of the Royal & Derngate's 2016 season which will also feature a new play about Marvin Gaye from Roy Williams
Full casting announced for The Master Builder
Linda Emond and Sarah Snook will join Ralph Fiennes in David Hare's adaptation