Romola Garai and Robert Harris' Cicero series in new RSC season
Harris' novels have been adapted for the stage by Mike Poulton
Exclusive: Caroline Quentin and Mark Addy rehearse The Hypocrite
The production opens in Hull in March before playing in Stratford
Katie Leung leads cast of RSC's Snow in Midsummer
Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's adaptation of Guan Hanqing's drama will open at the Swan in March
Caroline Quentin joins cast of The Hypocrite
The Men Behaving Badly actress will star in the upcoming production alongside Mark Addy
Review: The Seven Acts of Mercy (Swan Theatre)
Anders Lustgarten's new play follows a retired dock worker and his grandson, and plays over a period of 400 years
Let's Talk About Sets: Tom Piper on The Seven Acts of Mercy
By Tom Piper
The designer of the RSC's production of Anders Lustgarten's new play explains how the set jumps from the 16th century to modern-day Liverpool
Test your theatre knowledge: Quiz of the month
How much do you know about what's been happening theatrically in November?
I'm with Imelda: People shouldn't munch in the theatre
Sarah Crompton applauds Imelda Staunton's call for food to be banned in theatres
Laura Mvula to write music for RSC's new season
Mercury Prize nominee is among composers announced for 2017 Rome season
The week in pictures: 29 October - 4 November
David Tennant revisits Shakespeare, Matilda turns five and Meat Loaf surprises crowds in London in this week's pics