Sir Kenneth Branagh has said he has fulfilled a “much-cherished ambition” by starring alongside David Mitchell in sitcom Upstart Crow.
Sir Ian McKellen has spoken about how regional theatre launched his career as he prepares to embark on an 80-date tour of the United Kingdom.
Sir Ian McKellen will celebrate his 80th birthday with an 80-date tour of the UK in support of regional theatre.
Sir Ian McKellen’s career has been one of incredible variety, with the actor taking on countless Shakespearean stage roles and parts in Hollywood blockbusters.
The romance of Shakespeare will be brought to the shores of Loch Leven on Thursday night for an outdoor show.
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The ‘Scottish play’ is synonymous with Perthshire, given the presence of Birnam Wood, Dunsinane Hill and the history of the real 10th Century Scottish king, Macbeth, who inspired Shakespeare to write the play.
As new Scottish-Chinese relations are developed at the Edinburgh Festival, Michael Alexander discovers why Perthshire - and Dundee - are in the minds of senior Chinese government officials.
A Tayside castle’s link to Shakespeare’s Macbeth has been promoted with a new sculpture trail inspired by the play.
With the play being written more than three centuries ago, it could be argued that the reputation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth was long ago lost and won.