Musical and artistic brio can transcend the “problematic”

What a pairing Hüller and Fiennes would make

The striking thing about Sir Stanley’s Shakespeare is how unsexy he is

A great tradition of Shakespearean songs have been all but forgotten

The German obsession with Goethe’s Faust and Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Coates on Cleese, Collins and Cole

Jean Sibelius/Arne Nordheim; The Tempest (Naxos/LAWO)

Someone has to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

Has the National Theatre brought back fun?

A new production of Hamlet takes one too many leaves out of Morrissey’s playbook