Craig Hepworth looks at how updating the works of Shakespeare is beneficial for the audience.
Michael Nunn likes the historic location of Othello at Lancaster Castle
The Southbank venue also opened its new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse without any public subsidy
Josie Rourke's production of Coriolanus starring Tom Hiddleston in the title role opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week, where it runs until 8 February
York's city wide festival continues with Shakespeare's Richard III at the Theatre Royal
Twelfth Night and Richard III, starring Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry, opened last night in New York to rave reviews from critics, marking the Shakespeare's Globe's first Broadway transfer