Richard III

Matt Trueman: Shakespeare Live! gave us Shakespeare the poet
Reflecting on the weekend's broadcast and celebrations, Matt Trueman says Shakespeare was nothing if not a man of the theatre
Kings of War (Barbican)
Ivo Van Hove returns to the Barbican with this modern take on Shakespeare's Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III
Andrew Scott to play Hamlet in new Almeida Theatre season
The new season for the north London theatre has been announced
Michael Coveney: First-time theatre experience marks you for life
WhatsOnStage critic Michael Coveney on the power of the first time
Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave to star in Richard III at the Almeida
Rupert Goold will direct the production which opens in June
Kevin Spacey Foundation: "It's not enough just to have the creative idea"
By Steven Winter
Steven Winter, executive director of the Kevin Spacey Foundation, explains the intentions behind the organisation
Theatre's original celebrities
By Emily Cole, Ben Hewis, Daisy Bowie-Sell
With Ira Aldridge back onstage in Red Velvet, we put together a list of a few star actors from yesteryear
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
Matt Trueman: Andrew Scott makes theatre more dangerous
Matt Trueman on the unpredictable joys of Sherlock star Andrew Scott