William Shakespeare

Your favourite Shakespeare lovers revealed
By Editorial Staff
Who did you choose as your favourite couple?
Poll: Who is your favourite Shakespearean couple?
In the run up to William Shakespeare's birthday this Sunday, we want to find out who you think are the Bard's best lovers
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 19 - 25 September
Shakespeare's on trial, John Malkovich turns to directing and Sir Ian and Sir Patrick return to the West End in this weeks picks
Mark Norfolk: It took three years to create all-black Hamlet
By Mark Norfolk
The writer of Britain's first production of Hamlet with an all-black cast and creative team talks about 'serving Shakespeare's text as much as possible', and working with director Jeffery Kissoon
Review: Always Orange/Fall of the Kingdom, Rise of the Foot Soldier (RSC)
Fraser Grace and Somalia Seaton's new plays run as part of the RSC's Making Mischief festival
90 Seconds With: The Two Gentlemen of Verona director Nick Bagnall
We find out how Bagnall's production differs from all the rest and what he thinks he's learnt in rehearsal
In pictures: The Donkey Show
The disco re-imagining of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is running at Proud in Camden
First look at The Donkey Show
The disco retelling of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream opens on Thursday
Work begins on Shakespeare playhouse excavation
Archaeologists hope to find out more about Shakespearean performance from this little-documented theatre
What's it like to work where Shakespeare is buried?
Just how many people flock to Shakespeare's burial site? We ask the church's Head Verger