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Women take centre stage in the Market Theatre’s Shakespeare season

The Market Theatre’s virtual offering, ‘Chilling with the Bard: A Shakespeare Season’, includes women performing traditionally male roles

Discover the roots of an African luminary

A Giant Tree Has Fallen combines essays on and by Ali Mazrui as well as tributes from admirers, critics, family members and journalists

How Shakespeare fits our time

The bard has been dead for 400 years, yet he speaks from the grave as clearly and wisely as ever.

Refugees get a boost from Shakespeare’s Hamlet

People holed up in a grim Calais camp could no doubt identify with the tortured Danish prince during a performance by actors from Shakespeare’s Globe.

Bailey brings signature sardonic humour to Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’

Stretching the translations to its limit, Brett Bailey removes the frills of Verdi's opera without taking from its beauty.

Mike Tyson takes a shot at playing Othello

Former heavyweight champion has set his sights on Shakespeare after wrapping up his one-man stage show called "Undisputed Truth".

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