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Theatre highlights of the week: Privacy, Shakespeare's birthday and a Chekhov double bill
By Ben Hewis · 21 Apr 2014 · London

We take a look at the big openings in a week that marks the 450th birthday of the great bard

Blazing Bard - RSC to mark Shakespeare's 450th birthday with 'spectacular display'
By Theo Bosanquet · 9 Apr 2014 · Central

The fireworks display will see a giant portrait of the playwright set on fire

Bennett's History Boys tops ETT poll, Stoppard and Butterworth also feature
By Editorial Staff · 11 Dec 2013 ·

The popular 2004 play has been voted the 'Nation's Favourite' in a poll by English Touring Theatre

Catherine Love: The Play's the Thing - but I want some surprises
By Catherine Love · 16 Sep 2013 · London

What's your favourite play? Our new blogger Catherine Love considers the opportunity posed by English Touring Theatre's new survey

The Taming Of The Shrew (Suffolk)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 1 Aug 2013 · Southeast
When William Shakespeare wrote The Taming of the Shrew in the latter part of the 16th Century, one wonders whether he might have imagined his work ...
Full cast announced for Much Ado starring Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones
By Editorial Staff · 26 Jul 2013 · London
Full casting has been announced for the Old Vic's forthcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing, starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave and directed by Mark Rylance. ...
Michael Coveney: All's Well in Stratford and the Proms with Alistair McGowan
By Michael Coveney · 26 Jul 2013 · London
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 ...
20 Questions with... RSC's Charlotte Cornwell
By Editorial Staff · 25 Jul 2013 · Northeast
Alex Waldmann (Bertram) and Charlotte Cornwell (Countess) in All's Well That Ends Well © RSC Where did you grow up? Wherever my father could ply his ...
Seven quotes from Shakespeare for the Royal Baby
By Editorial Staff · 22 Jul 2013 · London
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge And dare me to the desert with thy sword; If trembling I inhabit then, protest me The baby of a girl. (Macbeth, Macbeth)It is a wise father ...
Michael Coveney: Stratford celebrates midsummer in church, online and in poetry
By Michael Coveney · 21 Jun 2013 · London
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, ...

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