In a dramatisation, Roman poet Ovid describes the themes in his poem 'Transformations'.
Drama about the fragmented life of surrealist, poet, songwriter and eccentric Ivor Cutler.
By Robin Brooks. Drama about Coleridge's ill-fated friendship with Wordsworth.
Drama exploring what happened to Jessica, Shylock's daughter in The Merchant of Venice.
Five short dramas in response to a selection of Shakespeare's sonnets.
A new production of Shakespeare's great tragedy King Lear, starring Ian McDiarmid.
Eve Best and Danny Sapani star in Shakespeare's late play The Winter's Tale.
Robert Lindsay stars in a new play re-imagining Shakespeare's last day. With Oliver Chris.
Reading of Whitman's poem Song of Myself, with excerpts from Orson Welles's 1953 version.
Nick Dear's play The News from Home, for the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin
By Caryl Churchill. A drama about love, loss and revenge, starring Maxine Peake.
Anton Chekhov's Russian classic. Three sisters long to go to Moscow, but can that ever be?
By Florian Zeller. A darkly funny portrait of an 80-year-old man with dementia.
Rebecca Front plays Eve in five stories about modern attitudes towards morality.
Freddie Fox and Paapa Essiedu star in Rex Obano's play about guilt and innocence.
Drama about dreams and conflicts within three generations of an African-American family.
A deadly duel changes the life and fortunes of romantically-inclined courtier Rodrigo.
Tom Stoppard's comic tragedy about the meaning and purpose of life and art.
A celebration of contemporary Nordic writing in three new short plays.
Drama blending the psyche of Jean Sibelius, his music and the Finnish national epic.
Series of dramas curated by Dame Harriet Walter, all drawn from the theatre
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Martin Jarvis directs Miller's 1955 drama, with a US cast led by Alfred Molina.
David Suchet and Zoe Wanamaker star in Arthur Miller's 1949 play about the American dream.
New plays by Mike Walker and Andrew Whaley exploring themes of human rights and identity.
Goethe's Faust, one of the pillars of Western literature, in a version by David Timson
An outspoken 18th-century comedy of sex, marriage, debauchery and revenge.
Mike Bartlett's play imagining a future in which Prince Charles has become king.
By Steve Waters. A play about Henry Fielding and Robert Walpole. With David Troughton.
An adaptation of John Osborne's landmark play, on its fiftieth anniversary.
A new production of Shakespeare's dark tragedy about ambition for power.