Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Love's Sacrifice (Swan Theatre)
The Royal Shakespeare Company revives John Ford's play
Death of a Salesman (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, RSC)
Arthur Miller's classic is revived by the Royal Shakespeare Company
How theatrical are you? Matthew Kelly vs Catrin Stewart
In the first of our epic battles, the TV presenter and stage veteran takes on the Welsh actress, star of Doctor Who and Stella
David Tennant reprises Richard II at Barbican
The new Barbican season also features new work from Ivo van Hove and Simon McBurney
Leading Ladies: Nancy Carroll - 'I have no idea how anyone sustains a plan in this business'
In the latest of our occasional series, we get 'closer' to an actress every director wants to work with
20 Questions: Lucian Msamati - 'Hold your nerve when holding it is the hardest thing to do'
By Editorial Staff
The actor and director is helming Boi Boi is Dead at West Yorkshire Playhouse, and will play the RSC's first black Iago later this year
RSC to stage second relaxed performance of Matilda
By Editorial Staff
Relaxed performances see the production adapted for those with autism and learning disabilities
Alan Howard at the RSC - in pictures
The actor, who was with the company for 17 years, has died aged 77
Tributes paid to RSC 'icon' Alan Howard, who has died aged 77
The actor was known for his kingly portrayals and distinctive voice