Polly Findlay

Exclusive: Patsy Ferran cast in RSC's Merchant of Venice
By Editorial Staff

Polly Findlay's production opens in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in May, playing in rep with Othello

Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies

Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past

Michael Coveney: Rufus Norris's National - fresh meat or cold potatoes?

'In the admirable rush to be all things to all men in the name of diversity and inclusivity, the danger is you lose sight of what you really want to do'

Treasure Island (National Theatre, Olivier)

Arthur Darvill swaps his Once guitar strap for a parrot on his shoulder

Arthur Darvill leads National Theatre's Treasure Island

Production images have been released of Polly Findlay's production of the classic pirate tale

Arthur Darvill to make National Theatre debut in Treasure Island
By Editorial Staff

Darvill will play Long John Silver in the Christmas production

Antony Sher stars in Death of a Salesman at RSC; Hugh Quarshie plays Othello

The new season also features a return for former artistic director Trevor Nunn, and a tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016

Krapp's Last Tape (Studio Theatre)
By Sophie Bush

Sheffield Theatres' production of Beckett's renowned play is more for the aficionados than the uninitiated

Meera Syal stars in NT's Beautiful Forevers; Here Lies Love confirmed for Dorfman

The National has announced further details of its 2014/15 programme

Arden of Faversham (Swan Theatre, RSC)
By Joanna Matthews

The RSC's latest production falls a little flat