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Jemima Rooper: 'Our Midsummer isn't naïve or innocent, it's complicated'
The actress on being a child star, why she became an actor and Joe Hill-Gibbins' very dark Midsummer Night's Dream
What's in my Dressing Room? - Antic Disposition's Rhys Bevan
Bevan takes us behind the scenes to show us what a dressing room in a cathedral really looks like
9 New Year's Resolutions for theatre
Here's a few things we should all be aiming for in 2017
Ten great things in The Play's The Thing
By Geraldine Collinge
From David Tennant's Hamlet t-shirt to Judi Dench's Lady Macbeth dress, the RSC's director of events and exhibitions talks through ten of the best items in the company's new permanent exhibition
Harriet Walter: I worried playing Shakespeare's male roles would be a vanity exercise
By Harriet Walter
As she opens in The Tempest as part of the Donmar Warehouse's all-female Shakespeare trilogy, we share an exclusive extract of Harriet Walter's new book on playing the Bard's great male roles
Let's Talk About Sets: Simon Higlett on Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing
By Simon Higlett
The designer on how he's approached staging Shakespeare's plays to run back to back
What's in my Edinburgh digs? - The HandleBards
We caught up with Matt from The HandleBards to see what he has been travelling with as the troupe of cycling actors' tour reaches the Fringe
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 27 June - 3 July
Timothy West reprises his role as King Lear and Rebel Wilson makes her West End debut
Seven apps every theatregoer should download
Add some theatricality to your smartphone or tablet