Michael Pennington

King Lear (Royal & Derngate)
Michael Pennington plays Shakespeare's great tragic role in a touring production
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 4 - 10 April
From Glenn Close to Timothy Spall, we take a look at the major openings this week
What's in my dressing room? - Michael Pennington
The King Lear star takes us backstage to find out which items he couldn't live without
David Hare among nominees for Sheridan Morley Prize
The annual award celebrates the best theatrical biography, autobiography or diary
Matt Trueman: is female-led Shakespeare a passing fad?
Matt Trueman looks at what we need to do if we're serious about gender parity
Michael Coveney: what to look forward to in 2016
WhatsOnStage critic Michael Coveney rounds up next year's theatre offerings
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
The Winter's Tale/Harlequinade (Garrick Theatre)
Kenneth Branagh kicks off his season of plays at the Garrick with this Shakespeare/Rattigan pairing featuring Judi Dench and Zoe Wanamaker
She Stoops To Conquer (Bath Theatre Royal)
Anita Dobson and Michael Pennington feature in Lindsay Posner's revival