Tickets go on sale today for the World Shakespeare Festival 2012. Essentially the Shakespeare Olympics, this major international Bardfest brings companies from as far afield as Tunisia and Iraq to the Roundhouse and LIFT Festival. On the home team, Jonathan Pryce will play ‘King Lear’ at the Almeida and Simon Russell Beale takes on ‘Timon of Athens’ at the National Theatre. Book now.
For info, see worldshakespearefestival.org.uk.