King Lear

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

King Lear (Holy Trinity Church, Guildford)

Brian Blessed stars opposite his daughter in this adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy

Production Pics: Brian Blessed in King Lear

Guildford Shakespeare Company's production runs until 14 February

Brian Blessed: 'I look on Lear as an Everest, an adventure'

When Brian Blessed takes to the stage next month he marks two firsts; portraying the troubled King Lear on stage and performing with his daughter

South West year in review 2014

A round up of some of the South West highlights in 2014.

Tributes paid to actor David Ryall

The veteran of the RSC, National Theatre and Harry Potter series has died aged 79

West Yorkshire Playhouse announces new season
By Hannah Giles

The Playhouse's 2015 programme aims to put the world in local perspective

Stephen Gould, Covent Garden's Tristan

From Les Mis to the Ring, the American Heldentenor has sung them all

Full casting announced for The Ruling Class with James McAvoy

Ron Cook, Kathryn Dysdale and Joshua McGuire are among those joining McAvoy in Jamie Lloyd's production

Educating Rita and Hudsucker Proxy in Liverpool Everyman spring/summer season

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Willy Russell's classic two hander, Con O'Neil and Leanne Best will play Rita and Frank