Whether you're planning a trip to Shakespeare's iconic Globe theatre or a spot of Shakespearean drama elsewhere in London, here's where to watch the best plays by the Bard in London.
Shakespeare plays in London this month
An aging king is usurped by his two conniving daughters in one of Shakespeare's best loved dramas. Antony Sher takes the title role here, following a performance as Willy Loman in 'Death of a Salesman' - a rather more modern tale of a patriarch losing his wits. RSC artistic director Gregory Doran's production will also star Paapa Esseidu, who recently played the lead in the RSC's 'Hamlet', as Edmund.Read more
Shakespeare plays coming soon
William Shakespeare's gender-crossing comedy 'Twelfth Night' gets, er, some more gender-crossing as bitter, romantically confused steward Malvolio becomes Malvolia, as played by national treasure Tamsin Greig. That's all we really know about Simon Godwin's production so far, but it looks to be a big, populist plank of the NT's new year programming.Read more