The RSC’s acclaimed production of The Alchemist at the Barbican Theatre.
Acclaimed actor James McAvoy (The Last King of Scotland, Atonement) stars as Shakespeare’s Macbeth in Jamie Lloyd’s new production at the Trafalgar Studios. Also starring Claire Foy.
There are literally hundreds of free books available to download in Amazon’s Kindle book store, including a wealth of classic drama and plays.
Production photos of Antony and Cleopatra at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Kim Cattrall.
Award-winning actor Jude Law and acclaimed director Michael Grandage continue their collaboration following Hamlet and Anna Christie with Law playing Shakespeare’s Henry V in a brand new production at the Noel Coward Theatre as part of the Michael Grandage Company season.
Michael Grandage directs Sheridan Smith as Titania and David Walliams as Bottom in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream, at the Noel Coward Theatre as part of the Michael Grandage Company season.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre promises a fun-filled 2012 season including new productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Ragtime.
One of the highlights of this year’s theatrical calendar, Trevor Nunn directs Ralph Fiennes in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
A round-up of reviews of Richard III at the Old Vic Theatre starring Kevin Spacey.
The Royal Mail has launched a new set of stamps to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Oscar winner Sam Mendes directs Oscar winner Kevin Spacey in the title role of Shakespeare’s Richard III in the final season of their multi-award winning Bridge Project venture.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre promises a fun-filled 2011 season including new productions of Lord of the Flies, The Beggar’s Opera, Pericles and Crazy for You.
Former Doctor Who co-stars David Tennant and Catherine Tate are reunited on stage this summer in a glittering new production of Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Josie Rourke.
David Tennant And Catherine Tate To Star In William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing
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If theatre mirrors life then you would expect 2009 to be a bad year for the performing arts in London: economic downturns and credit crunches sound like gloomy news for our discretionary entertainment spending. But West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend. THE GREAT REVIVAL The RSC, National Theatre, Donmar and Old Vic dominated straight drama in the West End in 2008, and they haven’t finished yet. Big hitters coming to …