William Shakespeare

First look at Ian McDiarmid and cast in rehearsal for The Merchant of Venice

Rupert Goold transfers his RSC production to the Almeida Theatre

Kingston Rose announces 2015 season
By Editorial Staff

Highlights include a new production of Romeo Juliet and David Hare's The Absence of War

Romeo & Juliet (Sherman Cyrmu)
By Chelsey Gillard

An enjoyable if lacking performance fails to spark at the Sherman Cyrmu.

Cressida Cowell chats about Emily Brown and the King

Cressida Cowell - writer of How to Train Your Dragon has teamed up with Tall Stories to stage Emily Brown and the Thing. We caught up with her to find out about her writing.

Postcards from Hamlet Globe-to-Globe: Barbados

We've received another postcard from the production that is currently touring to every country in the world

Postcards from Hamlet Globe-to-Globe: Margaret Island Open Air Theatre, Budapest, Hungary

We've received another postcard from the production that is currently touring to every country in the world

Postcards from Hamlet Globe-to-Globe: Bitola, Macedonia

We've received our first postcard from the production that is currently touring to every country in the world

20 incredible facts about theatre that you won't believe are true

Some will make you gasp, some will make you laugh, some you simply won't believe

To weep or not to weep? Scientists monitor Shakespeare responses

A special event at the V&A museum will see volunteers from the audience being hooked up to bio-sensors

Theatre highlights of the week: Privacy, Shakespeare's birthday and a Chekhov double bill

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