Simon Godwin

Hamlet (Royal Shakespeare Theatre)
The RSC's new Hamlet is an an unruly, firecracker presence
Paapa Essiedu: 'I'll probably be crying in the wings'
The RSC's latest Hamlet talks understudies, nerves and what being the latest Danish prince means to him
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 21 - 27 March
Paapa Essiedu takes on Hamlet and Denise Gough brings her critically acclaimed performance to the West End in this week's top picks
Andrew Garfield returns to the National Theatre
The Hollywood star will perform as part of the NT's new season which also features a new Ivo van Hove production and a new version of The Threepenny Opera
Matt Trueman: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2016
From Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick to Alistair McDowall's new play X, here are ten shows Matt Trueman is excited about in 2016
Michael Coveney: 2015 was the year of the triple whammy
WhatsOnStage critic Michael Coveney rounds up some of his best shows of 2015
Paapa Essiedu and Tanya Moodie among cast of RSC's Hamlet
Simon Godwin will direct the Shakespeare classic in 2016
RSC announce 400th anniversary spring/summer season
The first productions have been announced for 2016 at the RSC in Stratford
Richard II (Shakespeare's Globe)
'A highly intelligent and fast-moving production'