Kenneth Cranham was a teenager when Joe Orton cast him in a radio play and the pair became close friends. Fifty years after the great playwright’s murder, he remembers a flat full of cream cakes, 400 performances of Loot and the whitest T-shirt he ever saw
Source: Kenneth Cranham on Joe Orton: the charming mischief-maker | Stage | The Guardian
The Royal Shakespeare Company has joined forces with Imaginarium Studios and Intel to create a digital version of the sprite Ariel in its latest production of The Tempest.
Source: Tech comes to The Tempest in new RSC production
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts has secured planning permission for its new multimillion-pound home in south London.
Source: Mountview gets green light for multimillion-pound new Peckham base | Carousel, News | The Stage
The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury celebrates its fifth anniversary in its new building this week, and has unveiled figures about its impact on the local economy since re-opening.
Source: Canterbury: The council-run theatre boosting the local economy – NewStart
How do you update a play about a castaway sorcerer, a malevolent creature and an air spirit? Margaret Atwood on the prisoners, politicians and hackers who make up her modern day Tempest
Source: A perfect storm: Margaret Atwood on rewriting Shakespeare’s Tempest | Books | The Guardian
Come see a rarely produced play by Pablo Picasso at The Nunnery Gallery , Bow Arts , 181 Bow Rd , London E3 2SJ
25 August 2016 – 26 August 2016
Source: Desire Caught by the Tail – A play by Pablo Picasso — LondonCalling.com
A landmark Shakespeare exhibition on the performances that made an icon, charting Shakespeare’s constant reinvention across the centuries
Source: Shakespeare in Ten Acts – Shakespeare Exhibition in London – British Library – The British Library