Shakespeare

Have we had too many Hamlets?
As it's announced that Tom Hiddleston will step up to take on the role of the Dane, Sarah Crompton asks whether enough is enough
Review: Macbeth (St Paul's Church)
Iris Theatre return with their open air take on Shakespeare's Macbeth
Review: Romeo and Juliet (Liverpool Everyman)
By Damon Fairclough
Nick Bagnall directs Shakespeare's tragedy with a twist
First look: Liverpool Everyman's Romeo and Juliet
Nick Bagnall directs the latest show in the repertory company at Liverpool Everyman
New season at Battersea Arts Centre announced
The line-up paves the way for the re-opening of the Grand Hall next year
A Week in the Life of Twelfth Night's Le Gateau Chocolat
We asked Gateau to take us behind the scenes for a glimpse into the preparations for Emma Rice's final production at the Globe
Samuel West: 'My earliest acting memory? Thinking Shakespeare had predicted the moon landings'
As he returns to his old stomping ground at Sheffield Crucible as Brutus in Julius Caesar, Samuel West looks at his journey into acting and why the Crucible is the most exciting stage around
Let's Talk About Sets: Colin Richmond on Vice Versa
By Colin Richmond
As Phil Porter's raucous new play based on Plautus' Roman comedies opens, designer Colin Richmond explains how he came to the '70s-esque Roman designs
Review: Richard III (Arcola Theatre)
Greg Hicks plays a snarling, dark Richard in Shakespeare's bloody play
Review: Richard lll (Hull Truck Theatre)
By Steve Pratt
Mat Fraser plays the titular king in Northern Broadsides' 25th anniversary production