Globe theatre

Michelle Terry as Hamlet and Catrin Aaron as Horatio at Shakespeare's Globe. (Photo: Tristram Kenton)

No one but Michelle Terry would have hired Michelle Terry to play Hamlet

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Regime change at the Globe. The new boss, Michelle Terry, wants a 50/50 ratio of males to females in each…

Killer queen: Gina McKee as Boudica. (Photo: Steve Tanner)

Bloody minded

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Tristan Bernays loves Hollywood blockbusters. His new play, Boudica, is an attempt to put the blood-and-guts vibe of the action…

Charles Moore’s Notes: Corbyn’s shambolic reshuffle should not distract us from the fact that he is gaining control of Labour

16 January 2016 9:00 am

No amount of reports in the press that Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet-making is farcical and his party is divided should…

The Globe's Oresteia lets Aeschylus speak - the Almeida's muzzles him

19 September 2015 8:00 am

To examine an ancient text requires an understanding of the ancient imagination. The Oresteia is set in a primitive world…

Quite the hankie-drencher: Tanya Moodie as Constance in ‘King John’

There's a reason why the past four centuries have ignored Shakespeare's King John

13 June 2015 9:00 am

King John arrives at the Globe bent double under the weight of garlands from the London critics. Their jaunt up…

Zoë Wanamaker: We need more giants like Obama

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Zoë Wanamaker on politics, acting, and drinking vodka

Blue Stockings defames women in order to defame men; Thark succeeds thanks to a trio of great perfomances

7 September 2013 9:00 am

More un-Shakespearean drama at London’s leading Shakespeare venue. The Globe has pushed the Bard off stage to make way for…