Shakespearean make-overs have been all the rage in the London theatre this year, including othellomacbeth, which merged those two great tragedies into one play at Lyric Hammersmith, and Measure for Measure, which replayed the story twice over, offering alternative narrative lines in which one half was played set in Jacobean England with Angelo corrupting a nun, and then a second half set in the present day with the woman becoming the predatory villain over a man. Read more
King. The male ruler of an independent state; one who inherits the position by right of birth.
King of the castle. A children’s game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, or sandcastle, by pushing other children off it.