The actress will return to the Gielgud Theatre where she made her debut
New Diorama, London
We should be pleased when the mask slips and backbiting begins
Otto Sander carved out a career as one of the foremost actors in postwar German theatre, in particular with the director Peter Stein. He had a flair for comedy and was equally at home in classical repertoire and the avant-garde but was best known internationally for his work in films. In Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire and Faraway, So Close! he played the ironically detached and tragic angel Cassiel, and in the epic Second World War U-boat drama Das Boot he was a troubled lieutenant.
Classic literature should be taught in its original form, youth worker tells the Tory faithful
A new report has claimed a third of British people do not know the author of Great Expectations. It's Charles Dickens, by the way.
Some 31 per cent of people don't know that Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations, while one in six clueless over origins of Hamlet
There is much to admire in the Wooster Group's technically impressive splicing of Richard Burton’s 1964 Broadway Hamlet with a live performance in a Victorian theatre.
Like so much of the alternative comedy legacy (like political correctness) the passion for originality has been lost
Tour will finish on the 400th anniversary of The Bard’s death
Star Wars has been rewritten as a Shakespearian drama in a bid to get more children interested in the Bard. It’s a new hope that’s surprisingly inspired, discovers John Walsh
Lost Hollywood dreams pull in to Paddington
That soaring sense that you are witnessing unique powers
She said the arts must make the case for themselves as a "commodity". How her audience prevented themselves from pelting her with coffee cups, I just don't know.