Shakespeare

Drag King Richard III (Riverside Studios)
By Jane Martin · 1 Aug 2014

The struggle for transgender identity is explored alongside the machinations of Shakespeare's most ruthless king

Theatre Quiz of the Week: Bishop, Bieber and Broadway Broadcasts
By Ben Hewis · 25 Jul 2014

Find out how up to date you are on this week's theatre news

Shakespeare & Pinter complete Summer Season at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick
By Glenn Meads · 25 Jul 2014

Comedy of Errors and Old Times are the last additions to the Summer Season.

Critics fall for Shakespeare in Love
By Rosie Bannister · 24 Jul 2014

Lee Hall's adaptation of the 1998 film, which stars Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen, opened at the Noel Coward Theatre last night

Michael Coveney: A dog's life on the stage, Neil Bartlett steps out, and a grim new musical
By Michael Coveney · 24 Jul 2014

Our four-legged friends are hogging spotlights across the country

Shakespeare in Love (Noel Coward Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 23 Jul 2014

The Oscar-winning film imagining the Bard as a young romantic hero flourishes on stage

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (RSC)
By Simon Tavener · 23 Jul 2014

Simon Godwin's entertaining production makes a claim for this early comedy to return to the RSC's repertoire

The Comedy of Errors (Wherstead)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 22 Jul 2014

The English summer and theatre performances out-of-doors make something marvellous when the ingredients are right. But perhaps staging "The Comedy of Errors" at the Theatre in the Forest is too much of a challenge for the weather gods to ignore?

Theatre Highlights of the Week: Medea, The Nether and Shakespeare in Love
By Ben Hewis · 21 Jul 2014

Several major openings and closings this week

Watch the trailer for Shakespeare in Love
By Theo Bosanquet · 18 Jul 2014

The screen-to-stage production premieres at the Noel Coward Theatre next week