BBC announce 2016 Shakespeare Festival
Big names involved in the celebrations include David Tennant, Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch
Alan Rickman obituary: He loved the baddies he played
Michael Coveney reflects on the life and work of Alan Rickman, who has died at the age of 69
RSC casts female Cymbeline
By Editorial Staff
Casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2016 shows Cymbeline and King Lear
Rebecca Lenkiewicz: 'It's not easy being a woman today'
The playwright discusses her new play, leaving acting behind and her first feature film
Simon Russell Beale to feature in new RSC season
The RSC's winter 2016 season has been announced
11 faces to look out for in 2016
By Daisy Bowie-Sell & Ben Hewis
As we look forward to a new year of theatre, here are the people to keep an eye out for in 2016
RSC Shakespeare on Screen to feature Vanessa Redgrave in As You Like It
The series of films will showcase highlights from 50 years of Shakespeare in performance
Paapa Essiedu and Tanya Moodie among cast of RSC's Hamlet
Simon Godwin will direct the Shakespeare classic in 2016
Ayesha Dharker stars in RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream
The actress will be joined by 14 amateur groups who will play the Mechanicals
Wendy and Peter Pan (RST, Stratford-upon-Avon)
By Michael Davies
Ella Hickson's re-telling of JM Barrie's classic returns to the RST for the Christmas season