Simon Russell Beale

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: The Tempest (Barbican)
The RSC's production, starring Simon Russell Beale as Prospero has transferred to the Barbican
Cast announced for Bent at the National Theatre
Stephen Daldry will direct a cast including Giles Terera, Simon Russell Beale and Paapa Essiedu
David Tennant, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen: The best photos from the RSC's public archive
As the RSC releases production images of over 200 shows to the public, we delve into the archives to bring you a blast from the past
The new Bridge Theatre programme isn't safe, it's thrilling
Sarah Crompton looks at the first season from Nick Hytner and Nick Starr in their brand new theatre
From Ben Whishaw to Andrew Scott, each Hamlet becomes part of how we view the world
Ahead of Andrew Scott's turn as Hamlet, Sarah Crompton looks back at some of the actors who have taken on the role
I'm with Imelda: People shouldn't munch in the theatre
Sarah Crompton applauds Imelda Staunton's call for food to be banned in theatres
Review: The Tempest (Royal Shakespeare Theatre)
Simon Russell Beale plays Prospero in the RSC's digital technology-infused Tempest
Simon Russell Beale: 'Shakespeare's work is here to stay, we should do what we want with it'
We spoke with the actor, as well as Mark Quartley and Sarah Ellis, to find out more about the RSC's unique production of The Tempest
Exclusive first look: Simon Russell Beale rehearses The Tempest
The RSC's production opens at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in November