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Gregory Doran: 'Shakespeare was an outsider'
The RSC's artistic director on Shakespeare 400, the highlights in the year to come and how the Bard died of a birthday binge
Arnold Wesker in quotes
Following the passing of playwright Arnold Wesker, we take a look at some of our favourite quotes
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 11 - 17 April
From Tennessee Williams to Jean Genet, here's this week's major openings
Regional Theatre Focus: Backstage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Jeremy Dunn, head of sound at the RSC takes us on a tour backstage at the RST
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 4 - 10 April
From Glenn Close to Timothy Spall, we take a look at the major openings this week
Michael Coveney: Bidding a critical farewell after ten years
Reviewer Michael Coveney on stepping down as critic for WhatsOnStage
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 28 March - 3 April
James Norton, Lesley Manville and Sian Phillips feature in this week's major openings
Hamlet (Royal Shakespeare Theatre)
The RSC's new Hamlet is an an unruly, firecracker presence
Paapa Essiedu: 'I'll probably be crying in the wings'
The RSC's latest Hamlet talks understudies, nerves and what being the latest Danish prince means to him