Stratford-upon-Avon

Craige Els takes over as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda

Els joins the new cast of the WhatsOnStage Award-winning show in September

RSC's Erica Whyman: 'We could be much more rebellious'

The deputy artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company talks feminism, Midsummer Mischief and the importance of political theatre at the RSC

Bring Up the Bodies (RSC)

The second of the RSC's adaptations of Hilary Mantel's novels opened last night in Stratford-upon-Avon

Antony & Cleopatra (RSC)

Jenna Harvey reviews the RSC's latest production of Antony and Cleopatra at Stratford-upon-Avon's Swan Theatre

Changing of the Guard: Gregory Doran at the RSC

In the latest of our regular series of interviews with new artistic directors, we chat to the RSC's Gregory Doran as he prepares to open Richard II starring David Tennant

Michael Coveney: Doran comes clean at RSC, Holmes stays secret at the Lyric
Greg Doran had a few things up his sleeve at this morning's RSC press conference at the Cambridge Theatre (home of the RSC's smash hit Matilda), but he soon shook his shoulder, and ...
Michael Coveney: All's Well in Stratford and the Proms with Alistair McGowan
Unless I've forgotten one, I think that last night's All's Well That Ends Well was the first on the main Stratford-upon-Avon stage since 1989, both Peter Hall and Gregory Doran ...
Michael Coveney: Stratford celebrates midsummer in church, online and in poetry
There's a midsummer madness in the air in Stratford-upon-Avon, with the weather remaining hot and humid rather than sunny and summery and three big events to celebrate today's summer solstice, ...