Photographs

  • Titania (Andrea Harris) and Bottom (Joe Dixon), 2008

    Titania (Andrea Harris) and Bottom (Joe Dixon)

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2008

    Directed by Gregory Doran

    Designers:
    Stephen Brimson Lewis (Original Production)
    Tim Mitchell (Lights)
    Francis O'Connor

    Photograph by John Haynes © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Henry V (Clement McCallin) leading his troops into battle, 1937

    Henry V (Clement McCallin) leading his troops into battle

    Henry V, 1937

    Directed by B Iden Payne

    Designers:
    Aubrey Hammond (set)
    Herbert Norris

    Photograph by Ernest Daniels © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Cymbeline, 1957

    An unconscious Posthumus (Richard Johnson) lying before Sicilius Leonatus (Toby Robertson), and his wife (Molly Taper) - Act V scene 5

    Cymbeline, 1957

    Directed by Peter Hall

    Designers:
    Lila de Nobili (scenery and costume)
    Stiva Douboujinsky (scenery)
    Michael Northern (lights)

    Photograph by Angus McBean © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Love's Labour's Lost, 1985

    The cast from left to right includes Katharine (Sarah Woodward), Maria (Alison Rose), Rosaline (Josette Simon), Boyet (John Carlisle) and the Princess of France (Emily Richard).

    Love's Labour's Lost, 1985

    Directed by Barry Kyle

    Designers:
    Bob Crowley
    Philip Ash (lights)

    Photograph by Reg Wilson © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Hamlet, 2008

    The characters are gathered to watch a play. The cast includes Polonius (Oliver Ford Davies), Claudius (Patrick Stewart), Gertrude (Penny Downie), Ophelia (Mariah Gale) and Hamlet (David Tennant).

    Hamlet, 2008

    Directed by Gregory Doran

    Designers:
    Robert Jones
    Tim Mitchell (lights)

    Photograph by Ellie Kurtz © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • As You Like It, 1939

    Rosalind (Vivienne Bennett) giving Orlando (Geoffrey Keen) her necklace in Act I, scene 2.

    As You Like It, 1939

    Directed by Baliol Holloway

    Designers:
    Barbara Curtis (costume)
    Baliol Holloway (set)

    Photograph by Ernest Daniels © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1960

    Valentine (Denholm Elliot) and Sylvia (Susan Maryott).

    Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1960

    Directed by Peter Hall

    Designers:
    Renzo Mongiardion (set)
    Lila de Nobili (costume)
    Michael Northern (lights)

    Photograph by Tom Holte © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • The Merchant of Venice, 2008

    The Merchant of Venice, 2008

    Directed by Tim Carroll

    Designers:
    Laura Hopkins
    Jon Clark (lights)

    Photograph by Hugo Glendinning © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • The Tempest, 1988

    Ariel (Duncan Bell) descending to interrupt a banquet at Prospero's (John Wood) request - Act III scene 3.

    The Tempest, 1988

    Directed by Nicholas Hytner

    Designers:
    David Fielding
    Mark Henderson (lights)

    Photograph by Reg Wilson © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Hamlet, 1992

    Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh) is visited by the ghost of his father (Clifford Rose) - Act I scene 5.

    Hamlet, 1992

    Directed by Adrian Noble

    Designers:
    Alan Burrett (lights)
    Bob Crowley

    Photograph by Reg Wilson © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Titus Andronicus, 2006

    Lavinia (Hitomi Manaka) after her attack.

    Titus Andronicus, 2006

    A Ninagawa production in Japanese, part of the Complete Works Festival. Produced by Horipro Inc and Saitama Arts Foundation in association with Thelma Holt.

    Directed by Yukio Ninagawa

    Designers:
    Lily Komine (costume)

    Photograph by Ellie Kurtz © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Macbeth, 1955

    Laurence Olivier as Macbeth.

    Macbeth, 1955

    Directed by Glen Byam Shaw

    Designers:
    Roger Furse
    Peter Streuli (lights)

    Photograph by Angus McBean © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1954

    David O'Brien as Puck.

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1954

    Directed by George Devine

    Designers:
    Peter Streuli (lights)
    Motley

    Photograph by Angus McBean © Royal Shakespeare Company

  • The Taming of the Shrew, 2008

    Michelle Gomez as Katherina.

    The Taming of the Shrew, 2008

    Directed by Conall Morrison

    Designers:
    Joan O'Cleary (costume)
    Francis O'Connor
    Paul Keogan (lights)

    Photograph by Simon Annand © Royal Shakespeare Company

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