Matt Trueman: Greek revivals taking theatre back to the future
What is the purpose of the recent spate of Greek revivals?
Almeida announces summer Greek festival
The festival includes an epic reading of The Iliad
Cerys Matthews composing music for National's Our Country's Good
The Catatonia star is the latest pop artist to work at the National
Gate Theatre announces Icons and Idols season
New plays by Elinor Cook and Lucas Hnath feature alongside a new version of Medea
Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards
This year's critics' picks also included Gypsy and King Charles III
Theatre Highlights of the Week: Liam Tamne, Little Revolutions and Flatley's Lord of the Dance
Elsewhere Alecky Blythe's new verbatim drama opens at the Almeida and it's your last chance to catch Medea starring Helen McCrory
Helen McCory masters Medea at the National
By Rebecca Donn
The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception
Medea (NT Olivier)
Helen McCrory gives a powerful performance in the title role of Carrie Cracknell's production
Show Pics: Helen McCrory in National Theatre's Medea
Production images have been released for Ben Power's new version of Euripedes' Medea starring Helen McCrory in the title role
Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for July
Theatre to look out for in July includes Edinburgh previews, European imports in Birmingham and a packed line-up at Latitude