Casting announced for RSC's summer season at Swan Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer productions of The Jew of Malta and Love's Sacrifice

Honours for Kristin Scott Thomas, James Corden and Sheridan Smith

The New Year's Honours list features a large number of theatre names

Tributes paid to actor David Ryall

The veteran of the RSC, National Theatre and Harry Potter series has died aged 79

The Shoemaker's Holiday (Swan Theatre, RSC)

Following his acclaimed RSC debut, Phillip Breen returns to direct Dekker's city comedy of class, conflict and cobblers in love

Michael Coveney: Globe goes to war with RSC as Rupert Everett celebrates an anniversary

Dominic Dromgoole has criticised international subsidy of the RSC, while Rupert Everett and Colin Firth have been in reflective mood

Harriet Walter joins Antony Sher in RSC's Death of a Salesman

Further casting has been announced for Gregory Doran's revival

The BFG (Birmingham REP)
By Annette Nuttall

The REP's Christmas production of Roald Dahl's The BFG is a delight

First look at Ian McDiarmid and cast in rehearsal for The Merchant of Venice

Rupert Goold transfers his RSC production to the Almeida Theatre

Roy Williams: 'I find it difficult to condemn the police'

The award-winning playwright has turned his spotlight on the Metropolitan Police with his new play Wildefire, which premieres at Hampstead Theatre this week