Annunciata Walton picks her favourite quotes from the inimitable Iron Duke.
Our dance critic reviews an unusual new work at Sadler’s Wells.
Our recent sensational discovery of Shakespeare’s likeness has got us thinking about how other legendary wordsmiths are depicted.
A 17th-century holiday to mark the restoration of the monarchy might no longer be widely celebrated, but it should be, urges Geoff Heath-Taylor.
Could the Fourth Man be Dioscorides or Apollo and not Shakespeare? Edward Wilson, Emeritus Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, thinks strong evidence points to the playwright.
Funding of £7 million is required to excavate the eastern side and create a visitor centre for the Rose Playhouse.
A number of commenters have put forward theories of their own. But does the evidence stack up for them? Mark Griffiths demonstrates how it can be no one but Shakespeare.
Although a Harvard academic claims a 1749 book has proof that Shakespeare’s rebus in The Herball is a printer’s mark, Mark Griffiths explains that this is an error that was…
Country Life's dance critic reviews two new contemporary dance productions: d’avant and Betrayal.
Barbara Newman reviews Wayne McGregor's new ballet triptych inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf.
Our Architectural Editor will be giving an illustrated talk on Thursday October 8th, 2015.
Clive Aslet, an experienced literary festival attendee, points to the best.
Country Life's dance critic reviews The Murmuring and Roméo et Juliette.
Country Life's dance critic reviews Diana Vishneva: On the Edge.
Country Life's dance critic finds much to enjoy in Jérôme Bel’s exhilarating production.
Mum’s the word: Here’s our pick of six of the best—and worst—mothers in literature.
Barbara Newman applauds a revived work by revered Belgian choreographer-filmmaker Wim Vandekeybus.
Here’s our pick of six of the best castle ruins by the beautiful briny sea.
Country Life's dance critic considers two new productions of Onegin.
Living and working in London during the week? We reveal 10 activities to keep you entertained after hours.