The British actor will take on Shakespeare's iconic role in autumn 2014
There's the atmosphere of an end-of-term romp at The Lightning Child which is both the last show in the Globe Season of Plenty and the venue's first attempt at a musical. Playwright Che Walker and composer Arthur Darvill have joined forces on a crude, lewd, rumbustious remix of Euripides' The Bacchae which keeps hopping from ancient Thebes to contemporary London as it offers an updated low-down on the dangers of either denying or uninhibitedly indulging subterranean passions.
'This band is just going to want to terrorise and make very loud noises'
We spoke to Lianne La Havas ahead of her performance at this year's Festival No. 6.
Michael Jackson said he wished his children could have the normal, stable childhood that he never had.
Paul Rudd used to be that guy from that thing, but these days he's instantly recognisable. He tells Kaleem Aftab how it happened
The wristbands for Prince’s concert were purple – what else? Yet they should have been platinum, considering the value fans put on them.
We aren’t tragic spinsters, desperately freezing our eggs and gazing wistfully out of the windows of our cold, stark bedsits, humming ‘someday my Prince will come’
The Prince of Wales paid tribute to Gary Barlow as the Take That frontman was honoured at a prestigious music industry bash.
The eternal curse of rock histories is their earnestness. Every incident is weighted with wearying significance, because if the author doesn't take his subject seriously, who will?
Former Coronation Street star Julie Goodyear, Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp and comedian Julian Clary were among the latest housemates to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house last night.
Fiona Rae describes her love of painting thus: "You get to invent a world and you get to be in charge of what happens in that world. And you don't really get to do that in life, do you?" She smiles at the camera and continues to work on the lilac space around a pink Hallmark-esque heart, superimposed on the canvas. A lime-green thread appears, faintly, under her brush.
'Prince has a knack for really funky stuff on a drum machine'
Brooking insists Fabio's replacement may be 'parachuted in' on eve of tournament