'The valiant never taste of death but once' - quotes to celebrate the bard's birthday and death day
Team of researchers discover that King Richard III sustained 11 wounds, nine of them to the skull
Director Nancy Meckler finds a beguiling blend of humour and emotional truth in Shakespeare's problem play
Cole Porter's battle-of-the-sexes comedy is 'a tried and tested Rolls Royce of a show'
Seventeen years after fleeing to Belgium because of a bad theatre review, Fry's return as Malvolio is lauded
Nicholas Hytner's modern take on Shakespeare's neglected work is 'freshly minted' for today
Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman is among the speakers at the Stratford Literary Festival
Was Francois Hollande quoting Shakespeare or Anatole France – or both?
Young audiences get their first taste of Shakespeare thanks to Law’s star appeal