X-Men star McAvoy unlocks the riches of the Scottish play for newcomers to Shakespeare
Reconstruction based on skull found under car park suggests vilified monarch was 'very handsome'
Cole Porter's battle-of-the-sexes comedy is 'a tried and tested Rolls Royce of a show'
Rylance's glorious star turn in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III make for a sublime double bill
Shameless star is terrific as lovelorn heroine in Hollinghurst's revamped Racine tragedy
Seventeen years after fleeing to Belgium because of a bad theatre review, Fry's return as Malvolio is lauded
Jonathan Pryce is thrilling and deeply moving in Shakespeare's great family tragedy
It is time to re-evaluate Shakespeare's greatest villain, the last true 'English' king
The Globe's stripped down Shakespeare is as 'mellow as an Indian summer evening'
Tragedy forced Rylance to quit the Olympic opening ceremony, but his stage villain is a crowning glory
Nicholas Hytner's modern take on Shakespeare's neglected work is 'freshly minted' for today
RSC actors and unusual objects magically bring Shakespeare's era to life in Staging the World
Shakespeare's riotous battle-of-the-sexes tale is directed with comic precision by Toby Frow
Sheep, horses, chickens and a cricket match to appear in the Olympic opening ceremony
The Curtain, where Romeo and Juliet was first performed, has been discovered in Shoreditch
Israeli national theatre company was invited to London Globe as part of Shakespeare festival
Opinion Digest: the end of the newspaper baron, Cameron's shame, the upside of poshness and artistic collaboration
Shakespeare as you might never heard him before, in 37 different languages