Richard II

Dominic Cooke: 'We mustn't get stuck to an idea of how Shakespeare should be'
The British director on Shakespeare, why he's not in a hurry to leave the stage for the screen and his upcoming TV debut - the latest installment in the BBC's Hollow Crown series.
Matt Trueman: How do we measure risk?
Matt Trueman looks at how risk in theatre is always relative
Richard II to be staged in the House of Commons
100 public tickets will be distributed via a ballot
Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare - Richard II and Henry IV, Part I (Pit, Barbican)
Michael Coveney returns to the Barbican for another look at Forced Entertainment's unique take on the Bard
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's year is heralded by McKellen, Cumberbatch and a new French star
We'll see Ian McKellen's Richard III on film and Benedict Cumberbatch's on the small screen this year, but Thomas Jolly's is the stand out performance
Joanna Vanderham joins Andrew Scott in The Dazzle
Vanderham completes the casting for the UK premiere of Richard Greenberg's play
See the Royal Shakespeare Company's residency at the Barbican
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There will be four complete cycles of performances of King and Country, bookable as a four-play season package
Full casting announced for Photograph 51
The UK première of Anna Ziegler's play opens at the Noel Coward Theatre in September