Simon Russell Beale

Matt Trueman: Shakespeare Live! gave us Shakespeare the poet
Reflecting on the weekend's broadcast and celebrations, Matt Trueman says Shakespeare was nothing if not a man of the theatre
Gregory Doran: 'Shakespeare was an outsider'
The RSC's artistic director on Shakespeare 400, the highlights in the year to come and how the Bard died of a birthday binge
King Lear (Royal & Derngate)
Michael Pennington plays Shakespeare's great tragic role in a touring production
Further casting announced for The Complete Walks films
David Harewood, Ruth Wilson, Gemma Arterton and Douglas Hodge will all feature in the short film series from Shakespeare's Globe
Dominic West and Simon Russell Beale among cast for The Complete Walk films
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the initial casting for their film series
Theatre's original celebrities
By Emily Cole, Ben Hewis, Daisy Bowie-Sell
With Ira Aldridge back onstage in Red Velvet, we put together a list of a few star actors from yesteryear
Simon Russell Beale to feature in new RSC season
The RSC's winter 2016 season has been announced
John Heffernan: 'I never thought I would be cast in this play'
As John Heffernan prepares to open in a new interpretation of Macbeth, he talks about the production, his student days and the success of Oppenheimer
Mr Foote's Other Leg (Theatre Royal Haymarket)
Ian Kelly's 'rambunctious, raucous ride of a play' transfers from Hampstead to the West End