Richard III

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
Matt Trueman: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2016
From Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick to Alistair McDowall's new play X, here are ten shows Matt Trueman is excited about in 2016
Michael Coveney: five theatre resolutions for the New Year
Critic Michael Coveney picks five things he'll be aiming for in 2016
Kathryn Hunter to play title role in all-female Cyrano de Bergerac
Russell Bolam will direct the production in February 2016
Michael Coveney: could we be seeing a shift in musical theatre?
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton and In the Heights are changing the musical theatre landscape
Richard III (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson
Blood is a major theme in Mark Rosenblatt's production
Wars of the Roses (Rose Theatre Kingston)
Joely Richardson makes up a strong cast in Trevor Nunn's Shakespeare trilogy
Richard III rock opera postponed
By Editorial Staff
Richard Rocks was due to premiere in east London next month