Shakespeare

Trevor Nunn's Kiss Me, Kate revival is an absolute joy

Hot Ticket
Thu 29 Nov, AT 07:47

Cole Porter's battle-of-the-sexes comedy is 'a tried and tested Rolls Royce of a show'

Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry make Globe transfer a hit

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Tue 20 Nov, AT 07:26

Rylance's glorious star turn in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III make for a sublime double bill

Anne-Marie Duff is 'a marvel' in Donmar's updated Berenice

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Mon 8 Oct, AT 08:16

Shameless star is terrific as lovelorn heroine in Hollinghurst's revamped Racine tragedy

Stephen Fry

Critics hail Stephen Fry's return to the stage in Twelfth Night

First Reaction
Mon 1 Oct, AT 14:50

Seventeen years after fleeing to Belgium because of a bad theatre review, Fry's return as Malvolio is lauded

Jonathan Pryce's 'horrible, beautiful' Lear at the Almeida

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Mon 17 Sep, AT 08:02

Jonathan Pryce is thrilling and deeply moving in Shakespeare's great family tragedy

Should Richard III get a state funeral? And if so, where?

Talking Point
Thu 13 Sep, AT 15:35

It is time to re-evaluate Shakespeare's greatest villain, the last true 'English' king

Four weddings and a forest: austerity As You Like It

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Mon 10 Sep, AT 08:11

The Globe's stripped down Shakespeare is as 'mellow as an Indian summer evening'

Crowds cheer Mark Rylance's Richard III at the Globe

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Mon 30 Jul, AT 07:56

Tragedy forced Rylance to quit the Olympic opening ceremony, but his stage villain is a crowning glory

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