Keep up-to-date with news and features from the RSC, from video interviews with directors and actors to behind-the-scenes explorations of how we produce our work.
The RSC plays tribute to Nelson Mandela who died yesterday.
Colin Richmond, designer for Wendy and Peter Pan, met children at The Willows School in Stratford-upon-Avon to thank them for their drawings for the play.
We've been awarded £2.8million by the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore the Swan Wing. Find out more.
Make sure you're up to speed with the story from Wolf Hall with our exclusive digital features and photos.
Find out the latest news on casting for Shakespeare's historical plays Henry IV parts I and II - part of the summer 2014 season at the RSC.
Did you know that we are a registered charity? Find out more about our new fundraising campaign and how you could own a piece of Richard II costume history.
The cast of Richard II will do a script-in-hand performance of the anonymous Elizabethan play Thomas of Woodstock - often known as Richard II, part 1.
More than 60,000 people watched Richard II in 364 cinemas across the UK last night - our first broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon.
A BBC news film crew visited the Antony and Cleopatra tech rehearsals at the Swan theatre today.
Registration for the RSC's Richard II Broadcast closes today - don't let your students miss out.
Find out more about the iPad programme we've produced for our winter 2013 production of Shakespeare's Richard II.
David Tennant talks to Radio 4 about the ring he is wearing in Richard II given to him by Marouissa Richardson.
Students from Small Heath school met David Tennant last week.
Designer Rob Howell has created a Christmas installation at the Liberty store in London.
Find out about the new tourism organisation for Stratford-upon-Avon and surrounding area.
Hilary Mantel unveiled a plaque in memory of Thomas Cromwell on the site of his birthplace in Putney last Friday.
Meet Shakespeare the reviser, rewriter and collaborator in the first edition of the Shakespeare Apocrypha for 100 years.
Today is the Royal Shakespeare Company's AGM and we're taking the time to look back on a record year - find out more here.
Michael Pennington was made an RSC Honorary Associate Artist by Gregory Doran at last night’s Richard II opening night party in Stratford.
Meet our two new bloggers who will bring you the inside track from Wolf Hall
Find out the full cast list for Wendy and Peter Pan and take a peek inside our Neverland workshop.
Our digital production of Midsummer Night’s Dreaming has won a Lovie award.
Our Digital Producer, Sarah Ellis, has been nominated for the h.Club 100 list for her work on Midsummer Night's Dreaming.
We'll be releasing the music from our production of Richard II on CD and as a download at the iTunes store on 18 October 2013.
We’ve got some surprises planned for visitors to our theatres next week. Find out what’s happening.
We're inviting local groups to come and perform on our Christmas stage - find out how to apply.
We are inviting all schools to transform their students’ experiences of Shakespeare by joining Young Shakespeare Nation.
Our Midsummer Night's Dreaming project has been nominated for a Lovie Award. Find out how to vote for us.
We will work with 86 selected amateur groups to support them with mentoring and workshops to create their own RSC Open Stages production in their own venue.
We have received full gluten-free (GF) accreditation for food served in our café and Rooftop Restaurant.
Details of our artistic programme for Summer 2014.
Casting for the world premiere stage version of Hilary Mantel’s novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, is announced.
The five UK and five US actors are announced for this Transatlantic version.
Tickets to see Richard II broadcast to cinemas in cities across the United States have gone on sale.
A series of short films, opening up our work behind the scenes for our first live to cinema broadcast.
We announce the full cast that will be joining David Tennant in our new production, directed by Gregory Doran.
Help us to create a cloak to celebrate and support costume skills in our theatres.
The Ghost of Hamlet’s father is one of Shakespeare’s most well-known spectres, but isn’t the only otherworldly visitor in our theatres.
Is your glass half full or half empty? We’ve created the Optimist Cocktail, inspired by our new play, Candide.
Leading roles for Matilda The Musical are have new actors on both sides of the Atlantic.
This month 24 young actors will be coming to Stratford-upon-Avon for a boot camp weekend of training.
Our Artistic Director Gregory Doran gives a tribute to Actor Paul Bhattacharjee.
For the first time ever, families are invited to spend the night sleeping at our theatre.
Lydia Leonard will play Anne Boleyn in our double bill of Hilary Mantel’s novels.
Fiona Button and Sam Swann will play Wendy and Peter Pan in our new version of JM Barrie’s much loved classic tale.
Take afternoon tea at the Rooftop Restaurant.
We do our best to make sure all our performances run smoothly, but sometimes in live theatre, things do go wrong on stage.
Take your teaching of English and Drama to a new level with our Professional Development Masterclasses.
Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell in our double bill of Hilary Mantel’s prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.
New film from Arts Council England shows how public investment in the arts makes lives richer, brings communities together drives economic growth across the UK.
Tweeting all of Voltaire’s Candide in the run up to the opening of Mark Ravenhill’s new play.
Eight winning schools from across the UK watched their scenes and songs performed by the cast of Matilda The Musical this week.
We were delighted to win Awards for Best Featured Actor, Best Book, Best Scenic Design and Best Lighting Design at the Tony Awards
Richard II will be our first production to play live in cinemas around the world and streamed, for free, direct into 1,000 UK schools.
Our new production of Titus Andronicus has inspired our chef Nick Funnell to create a Titus Pie.
Our children’s nursery – one of the very few nurseries run by a theatre company in the UK - is celebrating its 50th birthday.
Laura visited Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday, when the Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations were in full flow across the town, to watch the show.
Order high quality prints of posters from hundreds of our productions, from 1960 to today.
‘An Artistic Director Prepares’: Gregory Doran in conversation with Michael Dobson.
This was a big week for us in New York as we opened Matilda The Musical on Broadway and Julius Caesar in Brooklyn.
Sean Foley and Phil Porter have edited of Middleton’s play, keeping it faithful to the original, but adapting it to fit the seedy world of 1950s Soho.
A writer, director and actor name their female idols.
Michael Pennington will play John of Gaunt in Gregory Doran’s Richard II.
Our online professional development resource for teachers is going to the US, Canada, and Australia.
David Tennant returns to the RSC as Richard II, alongside the world premiere of Wendy & Peter Pan and adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring up the
The RSC Artistic Director talks about his plans for the company during the next few years, including the 2013 Winter season and directing Richard II.
Free Matilda The Musical online resource for students and teachers, teamed with National Writing Challenge - see your scene on stage and tickets for your class.
Our Executive Director talks about her role, why the RSC and Stratford-upon-Avon are special.
Archived updates, news and features from 2011 and 2012.