Theatre etiquette: Michael Coveney: I relish venues with raucous audiences
As part of our series on theatre etiquette, Michael Coveney points out that the respectable side of theatre only started with the Victorians
Orange Tree Theatre wins the Empty Space Peter Brook Award
The theatre beat off competition from five other theatres to win today in London
Michael Coveney: Old actors bloom as Helen Mirren and Ken Cranham prove 70 is the new 40
From Redgrave's Beatrice to Jacobi's Mercutio, are we experiencing a golden age for older actors?
Peter Brook to premiere new work at the Young Vic in 2016
By Ben Hewis
Brook's Battlefield is inspired by his legendary production of The Mahabharata
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare celebrated in country house Dream and Mandarin Richard III
The Bard's global appeal was showcased again this week
20 Questions: Hugh Quarshie - 'I want to swap places with Lewis Hamilton'
By Ben Hewis
The star of Othello at the RSC talks Star Wars, Nelson Mandela and filling in the gaps left by Shakespeare
Michael Coveney: Will Mike Leigh's Pirates save the ENO?
The legendary director's new production got a muted critical reception but is a much-needed popular success
Michael Coveney: Will Emma Rice bring circus to the Globe a la Brook's Dream?
The surprise appointment of Rice at the Globe prompts memories of a landmark Shakespeare production