Whispers from the Wings

These blog posts are a diary of our productions, explaining what's happening through the rehearsal process. They are written by our cast and crew. Our current bloggers are:

Beth Cordingly

Beth Cordingly  is an actor and mum who used to write but now sleeps in her spare time. She studied English and Drama at Birmingham University and trained at Webber Douglas. This is her debut season at the RSC.

Oscar Toeman

Oscar Toeman  is Assistant Director on The Merchant of Venice in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre this summer. He began directing whilst studying English at university. He is currently learning German.

Gabby Wong

Gabby Wong  was born in Hong Kong and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English. She became involved in student theatre whilst studying politics at University of Bath and went on to train at Italia Conti. This is her debut RSC season. She also works on various writing projects.

Farewell to the Ford

April 7, 2014
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These unforgettable days in Stratford have flown by in a flash.

by Nick Day  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Them sexy Victorians

April 2, 2014
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Oooo I do love a job where you get called in for a lecture on sex.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Prince Clarence costume fitting

April 1, 2014
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This is the closest to feeling like royalty I will probably ever get.

by Martin Bassindale  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Cut and thrust

March 28, 2014
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We've got the Aldwych firmly in our sights now and some of our time must be spent in preparation for our London run.

by Nick Day  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

New York part two

March 27, 2014
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The Antony & Cleopatra company is rounding the corner on third base and getting ready to slide into home...

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry


March 25, 2014
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The RSC take artist development rather seriously and organise sessions for us designed to broaden our reach and enrich our work.

by Nick Day  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Slapping in Faversham

March 10, 2014
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Lizzie Hopley, blogging from the Arden of Faversham rehearsal room, talks slapping and 'napping' in fight rehearsals.

by Lizzie Hopley  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Good karma for Wolf Hall

March 6, 2014

Exciting news from Wolf Hall: Nick Day on the London transfer, the Royal Dickens Company and David Cameron.


by Nick Day  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

A special day

March 5, 2014
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Martin Bassindale blogs from the Henry IV rehearsal room about the 416th anniversary of the publication of Henry IV.

by Martin Bassindale  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Snow, previews and coming 'home'

February 28, 2014

Evangeline Whitlock , deputy stage manager on our touring production of Antony and Cleopatra, writes her first post from New York City.

by Evangeline Whitlock  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

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