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The Alan Bennett play beat Michael Frayn's 'Noises Off' to top the list
Authors of a new book used internet-based metrics to declare Christ 'the most significant person ever'
The Globe Theatre wants pupils to experience the Bard through active lessons
The work has become the most expensive printed book in the world
The play adaptation will open in the West End next summer
Aah…presumably a youngster on the fast-track to political stardom.
The previous Turner Prize winner has opened up a seemingly exclusive party to all
There’s currently more Shakespeare being performed on Broadway than in London, with transfers from Shakespeare's Globe, Ethan Hawke and Orlando Bloom all playing
Simon McBurney successfully conveys this work's evanescent mystery
From learning an instrument to fixing a faulty computer, experts are available to offer help via video chat
But Director General Tony Hall also tells staff to find £100m-a-year savings to fund improvements
The director of the University of London’s Senate House Library has announced that he is resigning, following reports of his relationship with an employee at the auction house through which he planned on selling rare Shakespeare folios.
The role of Arturo Ui calls for bravura, high-definition acting and that's what it gets, in spades, from Henry Goodman in Jonathan Church's splendid production, which began life last year in the Minerva Studio at Chichester and has now transferred to the West End. Brecht's blackly farcical "gangster spectacle" satirises Hitler's bloody rise to power by cutting him down to size as a ridiculous Chicago hoodlum who seizes control of the city’s greengrocery protection racket. In a tour de force of wild-eyed demonic intensity, the actor brilliantly charts the evolution of an absurd upstart into blood-freezing demagogue.
New York critics split on the Lord of the Rings star's performance in David Leveaux's production of the Shakespeare classic
Kevin Macdonald is a British film director. His How I Live Now is out on 4 October. He shares with Charlotte Cripps his current reading, watching and surfing...
'I've hated all this Scando-porn serial killer stuff'