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Shakespeare 400

This year marks not only the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, but also that of Chinese Ming dynasty playwright Tang Xianzu. Physical theatre company...

The remains of the theatre where Shakespeare’s Hamlet may have been first performed has been granted legal protection by the government. Archeological remains of the...

Maggie Smith, Judi Dench and Derek Jacobi feature as part of a new National Theatre app that provides a behind-the-scenes look at the venue’s...

London’s famous Selfridges department store has quite literally refashioned its Ultralounge into a pop-up theatre for this staging of Much Ado About Nothing, as...

The Mechanicals in A Midsummer Night's Dream are often seen as Shakespeare's generous view of theatrical people, kind and true to their friends. Although...

London department store Selfridges is to launch a 100-seat theatre that will allow customers to watch a Shakespeare production being rehearsed and performed. The department...

Academic Gordon McMullan has been awarded the 2016 Sam Wanamaker Award for his work celebrating the quatercentenary of Shakespeare's death. The award, run by Shakespeare's...

The Welsh artist has collaborated with theatre and dance companies of all sizes. Georgia Snow finds out about his latest project, Digging for Shakespeare, which...

Former National Theatre boss Nicholas Hytner has revealed that getting older has made him more “careful” as a director. Hytner was speaking at the NT...
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