Theatre news & info - Shakespeare
Antony & Cleopatra cinema screening
19 May 2017
Part of the RSC's ROME season, this version of Antony & Cleopatra directed by Iqbal Khan will be broadcast live to cinemas on 24 May 2017.
RSC Hamlet on tour
17 May 2017
The RSC's Hamlet, with Paapa Essiedu as the Prince of Denmark, will be touring from January 2018 and is slated to stop-off at the Hackney Empire from 6 to 31 March.
I Know You of Old
16 May 2017
After their 2016 success with a show entitled 'Macbeths', GOLEM! returns with another reimagined and repurposed Shakespeare adaptation, from 13 June to 1 July at Islington's Hope Theatre.
RSC's Rome Season
12 May 2017
Tickets now on sale for the RSC's Rome season at the Barbican which starts from 6 November 2017.
The Winter's Tale Livestream
7 May 2017
Cheek By Jowl's The Winter's Tale was livestreamed from London's Barbican on 19 April. You can watch the recording until 22 May (it starts from around 12mins 30 secs into the video) ...
Shakespeare within the Abbey
9 April 2017
Sir Mark Rylance leads a company of actors in a unique event at Westminster Abbey in association with Shakespeare's Globe, to be held on 21 and 22 April 2017.
Kiss Me, Kate
8 April 2017
Opera North's award-winning production of Cole Porter's Broadway comedy classic comes to London for the very first time - from 20 to 30 June 2018 at the London Coliseum.
Almeida Hamlet transfers to Harold Pinter Theatre
28 March 2017
Following a sell-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Olivier Award winning director Robert Icke's new production of Hamlet will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre in the West End for a strictly limited season from 9 June 2017.
Othello at Wilton's Music Hall
28 March 2017
Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory and English Touring Theatre present a contemporary reimagining of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, focusing on anti-Muslim prejudice and 'alternative facts'. At Wilton's from 16 May.
Scripts for Supper
3 March 2017
Masterchef 2016 semi-finalist Annie McKenzie combines her passion for food and theatre in a fun, friendly and convivial dining experience at the London Cooking Project.
28 February 2017
Part of the Almeida Questions series of discussions, Andrew Scott joins Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke on 6 April 2017 to discuss playing Hamlet in the theatre's 2017 production.
Queen Anne at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
24 February 2017
Helen Edmundon's play exploring the little-known story of a monarch caught between friendship and duty is heading to London's West End from 30 June 2017.
Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing
23 January 2017
Magnificent Bastard Productions take one classic Shakespearean text, add one hammered actor, and try to reach the curtain call without a calamity. Leicester Square Theatre from 11 April to 16 September 2017.
Techno Tempest transfers to Barbican
19 December 2016
London audiences get the chance to see the RSC's technological version of Shakespeare's final play from 30 June to 18 August at the Barbican Theatre, following a sell-out run in Stratford-upon-Avon. Booking now open.
Cymbeline at The Space
23 November 2016
Who Said Theatre are getting ready for their final show of 2016. On offer this time round is an homage to Shakespeare in the 400th anniversary year of his death - plays at The Space from 5 to 18 December.
The Tempest at the Print Room
19 November 2016
The Tempest at the Cockpit Theatre
18 November 2016
The Tempest in cinemas
10 November 2016
Hamlet Part II
6 November 2016
Any love at the Globe?
26 October 2016
Vote, vote, vote!
16 October 2016
Shakespeare Schools Festival 2016
14 October 2016
RSC's King Lear screening
12 October 2016
The Trial of Hamlet
27 September 2016
The Winter's Tale
19 September 2016