Keep up-to-date with news and features, from video interviews with directors and actors to behind-the-scenes explorations of how our shows come together.
Tim Minchin returns to his home country to open Matilda and sing along with the Matildas on national TV.
The Rugby World Cup comes to Stratford-upon-Avon
We announce the full cast for our first ever productions of Congreve’s Love For Love and new play Queen Anne.
We are running our first British Sign Language theatre tour, alongside our first BSL interpreted show of Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta.
We announce casting for our new play, Queen Anne, by Helen Edmundson.
The RSC is collaborating with Cinegi to make Richard II with David Tennant available for the first time screenings in non-cinema venues.
We're offering free face painting at London Marylebone station this Friday.
Watch the video of the unveiling of our new wrap for the Swan Theatre.
Alex Hassell will play King Henry in Shakespeare's Henry V.
Photos of the late Roger Rees performing as Nicholas Nickleby, Hamlet, Benvolio and Berowne.
A visit to the Swan Wing project site to learn more about conservation work on this beautiful Grade II* listed building.
Celebrating 3 years of inspiring work and the achievements of young people from our Learning and Performance Network with The Head that Wears a Crown
The first preview performance of Volpone played in the Swan Theatre.
Six weeks of free entertainment for families in the summer holidays.
A virtual reality version of Much Ado About Nothing is part of a new Shakespeare app that launches today for phones and tablets
Young people tell us what they thought of The Famous Victories of Henry V.
An estate agent, a pub landlord, a primary school teacher and a GP – some of the amateur actors in A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Play for the Nation.
'What about all the other extraordinary witty, talented, risk-taking dramatists of the Renaissance stage?'
The cast and crew of our new production celebrating the show's opening night.
Matilda the Musical tour opened in Los Angeles and Christopher Oram, received a prestigious Tony Award for Best Costume Design for Wolf Hall.
The first performance of Othello directed by Iqbal Khan played in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre this week.
We are bringing Shakespeare to communities and schools around the UK as The Famous Victories of Henry V tour starts this week in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Swan Theatre is still open for business with a full season of performances.
Cosmopolitan or Pina Colada? Learn how to mix the perfect drink at the Rooftop Restaurant bar.
We have appointed a new chef for our Rooftop Restaurant, Riverside Cafe and Circle Bar.
A panel event discussing why science stories attract and intrigue writers and directors, and whether science on stage is oversimplified.
We celebrate Shakespeare 400 years after his death with a live broadcast on BBC Two, our first major tour to China and a return to New York.
Come Hither: 24-year-old Josh Sneesby wins our Song Competition, setting the words from one of Shakespeare's much loved songs to music.
Four young actors will share the title role in the Australian premiere season of Matilda The Musical.
Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies win Olivier awards for Best Costume Design and supporting actor.
Our new production of Death of a Salesman will transfer to the Noël Coward Theatre in the West End.
Richard III is buried at Leicester Cathedral - here's a gallery of Shakespeare's Richard III's from past productions.
We launch Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary year in London with ‘King and Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings’ at the Barbican.
Actor Antony Sher has won the award for Best Actor in a Visiting Production for Henry IV Parts I and II at The Lowry.
We announce the full cast for two productions, which include celebrated Palestinian-Israeli actor Makram J Khoury playing Shylock.
Results of the West Midlands 24 Hour Culture Survey show the arts are integral to people's lives.
David Tennant receives the award for Best Actor in a Play for Richard II at the WhatsOnStage Awards.
Highlights include Henry V on stage and in cinemas and two new plays in the Swan Theatre.
We are opening a new festival theatre, including research, development and rehearsal spaces.
A new portrait of our Advisory Director Cicely Berry goes on display.
A portrait of Shakespeare made from hundreds of postcards is on show in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre building.
The RSC Nursery has been rated ‘Outstanding’ in its recent Ofsted report.
HRH Prince Charles spends his birthday at the Royal Shakespeare Company AGM.
Our multi-award winning Matilda The Musical is going to Australia.
We’re bringing Shakespeare’s work to China, supported by the UK Government, as part of plans to boost business and cultural links between Britain and China.
Archived updates, news and features from 2011, 2012 and 2013.