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Matt Trueman: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2016
From Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick to Alistair McDowall's new play X, here are ten shows Matt Trueman is excited about in 2016
Michael Coveney: Do Shakespeare marathons echo box set binges?
The current raft of epic history cycles continues a rich theatrical tradition
Guest Blog: Why I want to build a pop-up Globe Theatre
By Dr Miles Gregory
Director Miles Gregory has ambitions to create a full-scale, portable version of the historic venue
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Michael Coveney: Benedict Cumberbatch helps put his relative Richard to rest
The reburial of Richard III prompts reflections on Shakespeare's warped interpretation
Editor's Blog: Let's hear it for Shakespeare's Globe
The South Bank venue continues to balance artistic and commercial success
Editor's Blog: 10 theatre resolutions for 2015
At a time when many are vowing to head for the gym, here's an alternative to-do list for the next 12 months
Michael Coveney: Globe goes to war with RSC as Rupert Everett celebrates an anniversary
Dominic Dromgoole has criticised international subsidy of the RSC, while Rupert Everett and Colin Firth have been in reflective mood