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Casting announced for The Secret Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe
Anders Lustgarten's new play is about Elizabethan spy master Francis Walsingham
Casting announced for Emma Rice's musical Romantics Anonymous
The show is an adaptation of the French-Belgian film Les Emotifs Anonymes
Shakespeare's Birthplace to be sold again at 'auction'
The 'sale' marks 170 years since the property was saved from destruction
The week in pictures: 19 - 25 August
Mo Farah, Mark Gatiss and a host of opening nights lead our top pics for the week
Michelle Terry: 'I won't be directing while at Shakespeare's Globe'
The incoming artistic director has also revealed one of the new plays to be programmed next year
New season at Battersea Arts Centre announced
The line-up paves the way for the re-opening of the Grand Hall next year
Emma Rice pens open letter to new Globe artistic director
The outgoing director has offered up some lessons she has learnt during her tenure at the venue
Tributes paid to director Michael Bogdanov
The director, who founded the English Shakespeare Company in the '80s, has died aged 78
Shakespeare's Globe announces Festival of Independence
The new festival will run in August in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and the Globe Theatre
Andrew Scott's Hamlet to transfer to the West End
Robert Icke's production received rave reviews at the Almeida Theatre