Shakespeare

Tony-nominated Something Rotten! set for West End?
By Editorial Staff
The comedy musical was described by Eric Idle as a 'Shakespearean Spamalot'
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
King John (Temple Church, London)
'In our own election year, King John has plenty to say, to put it mildly'
New rock opera aims to reinvent Richard III
By Editorial Staff
The Swedish show will open in London later this year
Full cast announced and tickets on sale for Farinelli and the King starring Mark Rylance
By Editorial Staff
The West End transfer of Claire van Kampen's play opens at the Duke of York's Theatre in September
Michael Coveney: Benedict Cumberbatch helps put his relative Richard to rest
The reburial of Richard III prompts reflections on Shakespeare's warped interpretation
Branagh confirms Scorsese Macbeth film
By Editorial Staff
The actor is teaming up with the Hollywood legend on a big screen version of his 2013 production
Nikki Davis Jones and Paul Harnett discuss Alice at St James Studio
We chat with the former Wicked star who is spending some time on the other side of the curtain
Globe announces casting for Merchant of Venice with Jonathan Pryce
By Editorial Staff
The production runs from 30 April to 7 June, directed by Jonathan Munby
Cheek by Jowl screens Measure for Measure online
By Editorial Staff
The Russian-language production plays the Barbican in April