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Gregory Doran is an English director known for his Shakespearean work. The Sunday Times called him 'one of the great Shakespearians of his generation'. Doran was artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, succeeding Michael Boyd in September 2012.

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[West End, 2015] [Replacement]
[Broadway, 2013]

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Bernadette Peters & Lea Salonga Will Lead STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS in LA and on Broadway

Center Theatre Group (CTG) announced today the North American premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, starring Bernadette Peters (Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun) and Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Here Lies Love), and directed by Sir Matthew Bourne (Swan Lake, My Fair Lady), playing at the Ahmanson Theatre from February 8—March 9, 2025. 

2024 New Year Honours List Includes Emilia Clarke, Gregory Doran, Don Clark, and More

King Charles has released the annual New Year Honours List, which features many notable members of the theatre community.

Northern Ballet's ROMEO AND JULIET Will Tour UK in 2024

Northern Ballet will bring their award-winning Romeo & Juliet back to the stage in spring 2024 after an absence of over 16 years. 

RSC to Mark 400th First Folio Anniversary With New Podcast

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) will mark the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio with the launch of a new five-part podcast series hosted by Gregory Doran (RSC Artistic Director Emeritus).

BBC to Run Extensive Shakespeare Season to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of First Folio

The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

Catherine Mallyon to Step Down as RSC Executive Director

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced that Catherine Mallyon will step down as Executive Director, leaving the Company at Christmas 2023, after eleven years in post. Catherine’s final day will be Friday 22 December. 

Theatre Director and Former RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd Dies

BroadwayWorld is saddened to learn that theatre director Michael Boyd has died from cancer. His career took him from training in Moscow to artistic directorships at the Tron Theatre Glasgow [1985-96] and the Royal Shakespeare Company, after joining as an Associate Director in 1996.

Review: CYMBELINE, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Entertaining from first to last, this less well-known play sparkles for three hours and finishes with a heartfelt plea for harmony

Full Casts & Complete Lineup Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete principal casts, creative teams, and events planned for the previously announced summer season.

Photos: World Stage Premiere Of HAMNET Opens In The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Last night (Wednesday 12 April), the Royal Shakespeare Company and Neal Street Productions, in association with Hera Pictures, welcomed special guests to the world stage premiere of Hamnet, which opened its sold-out run in the newly restored Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. See photos from inside opening night!


Doran’s latest book gives a revelatory and revolutionary breakdown of the canon in a way that works for both the professional and uninitiated.

RSC Announce Full Casting for Gregory Doran's CYMBELINE

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced full casting for the upcoming production of Cymbeline, directed by RSC Artistic Director Emeritus Gregory Doran, which will run in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from Saturday 22 April to Saturday 27 May 2023.

RSC Partners With TikTok For £10 Tickets to MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO

Over 400 state school pupils from Barking and Dagenham have enjoyed an exclusive insight into the making-of the landmark theatrical adaptation of Studio Ghibli's My Neighbour Totoro. A targeted programme of insight sessions, in-school workshops and subsidized theatre tickets has been made possible through the RSC's partnership with TikTok.

Jennifer Kirby Will Lead THE MASSIVE TRAGEDY OF MADAME BOVARY at Jermyn Street Playhouse

Jermyn Street Theatre has announced that Call The Midwife star, Jennifer Kirby will star in their forthcoming production of The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! by Peepolykus co-artistic director John Nicholson - an irreverent and uproarious take on Gustave Flaubert's celebrated 1856 novel. 

A New Season of Shakespeare is Coming to the RSC In 2023

Erica Whyman, Acting Artistic Director, has announced details of the Royal Shakespeare Company's artistic programme for 2023.

Royal Shakespeare Company Appoints Daniel Evans And Tamara Harvey As Co-Artistic Directors

The RSC has announced that Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey, will be the Co-Artistic Directors of the Royal Shakespeare Company taking up the post from June 2023. 

Tributes Paid After Death Of Actor David Warner

Tributes have been paid to the actor David Warner after his death was announced..

RSC's RICHARD III To Be Screened Nationwide In Cinemas

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard III, starring Arthur Hughes, is to be screened to cinemas nationwide. This will be the first time the organisation has broadcast a production to UK cinemas since before the pandemic. 

Review Roundup: RICHARD III, at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Directed by outgoing RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and starring Arthur Hughes, the new production of Shakespeare's Richard III has now opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon. What did the critics think?

Review: RICHARD III, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Gregory Doran brings the RSC's decade long History cycle to its conclusion with a worthy, if wordy, Richard III

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