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The Guardian
The Guardian
 2021-12-03

Gregory Doran takes leave from RSC to care for terminally ill Antony Sher

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director has taken compassionate leave to care for his husband, the celebrated actor

Venues around the world may have closed their doors because of the coronavirus but you can still toast theatre with these celebratory scenes, snapped by Tristram Kenton

The price of the American dream: Death of a Salesman – in pictures

As Wendell Pierce takes on the role of Willy Loman at the Young Vic in London, revisit the history of Arthur Miller’s classic play

Views of the gods: Alan Rickman, Cate Blanchett and more theatre legends – in pictures

Ivan Kyncl: In the Minute, an exhibition celebrating the atmospheric work of the Czech-born theatre photographer, is at the V&A in London until 7 July

Peter Duncan plays a washed-up panto dame in Park theatre’s new production. Here’s a reminder of the many farces, musicals and tragedies about an actor’s life

Antony Sher: was Shakespeare a misogynist?

King Lear’s disgust at women may show playwright had problem with them, actor says

Glad to be gay: leading figures on 50 years of liberation

How has life changed for gay men in the UK since homosexuality was decriminalised in 1967? From actor Antony Sher to novelist Alan Hollinghurst, men of different generations from across arts and politics share their stories

King Lear review – more engaging than raging

Antony Sher is a shade too controlled as the maddened king in Gregory Doran’s fluent production

The RSC's Swan theatre: 30 years of intimate encounters – in pictures

The Swan theatre is celebrating its 30th birthday. Take a look at three decades of shows that have graced its distinctive deep-thrust stage, starring actors such as Jeremy Irons, Lydia Leonard, Mark Rylance and Harriet Walter

'Dogs bark at me': Cumberbatch, Olivier and Rylance as Richard III – in pictures

It’s a glorious summer of Richard IIIs with Ralph Fiennes playing the role at the Almeida in London and Lars Eidinger starring in the Schaubühne’s production at the Edinburgh festival. Here are some of the many actors who have tackled Shakespeare’s villain

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