The Wolf Hall actor's Philippe V is wrong-footlingly whimsical but buffeted with gusts of violent paranoia
Those venturing to Covent Garden in London this week may be in for a theatrical surprise. Visitors to the area could receive their own "pop-up" performances of Shakespeare from performers hidden in the crowds.
Nick Clark sees shoppers caught off guard by 'pop-up' performances
The actor Mark Rylance has withdrawn from performing at the Olympic opening ceremony following the sudden death of his step-daughter.