News and Updates

Keep up to date with our latest news, features and casting updates.

Cocktails for your Valentine

Cocktails for your Valentine

11 February 2016

Would you like a Midnight Stroll with your First Love, rounded off with a Goodnight Kiss? Or maybe a Savoy Affair is more your thing?

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

2 February 2016

On Saturday 23 April 2016 we will mark Shakespeare’s birthday and the 400th anniversary of his death with a very special event – Shakespeare Live!

Matilda The Musical Relaxed performance

Matilda The Musical Relaxed performance

8 February 2016

A relaxed performance at the Cambridge Theatre, with full access to the theatre for people with autism and learning disabilities

A new magical Tempest

A new magical Tempest

11 January 2016

For the very first time, performance capture technology will be used to render an animated character - Ariel the sprite - live on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage.

Winter 2016 season announced

Winter 2016 season announced

11 January 2016

Our plans for Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary year - a powerful programme matching two major Shakespeare titles with two irreverent Jacobean comedies

Visions of Shakespeare: 4 centuries of Jubilees

Visions of Shakespeare: 4 centuries of Jubilees

4 January 2016

Shakespeare is not just for an age, nor just for all time, but for everyone. Gregory Doran explains why his 400th anniversary is a good time to reaffirm that belief

RSC Shakespeare on Screen

RSC Shakespeare on Screen

26 December 2015

Captivating, rare and never before screened productions from 50 years of Shakespeare in performance

Exhibition reveals theatre secrets

Exhibition reveals theatre secrets

22 December 2015

We open a permanent exhibition devoted to the making of Shakespeare’s plays for the stage and reveal some gory theatrical secrets

Bag a piece of the Swan

Bag a piece of the Swan

14 December 2015

We have recycled the banner covering the Swan into bags and deckchairs, each one unique and handmade

WhatsOnStage Awards shortlist

WhatsOnStage Awards shortlist

8 December 2015

The nominations for the 16th annual WhatsOnStage Awards have been announced – it’s time to vote for your favourite RSC show

Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute

30 November 2015

We partner with Google to create an exciting new 360 view of a performance

Matilda in Melbourne

Matilda in Melbourne

19 November 2015

We announce the cast for Matilda The Musical in Melbourne, including the four Matildas.

Children paint for Wendy & Peter Pan set

Children paint for Wendy & Peter Pan set

17 November 2015

Pupils from Newburgh Primary School, Warwick, have created paintings that will be used on stage in Wendy & Peter Pan

Matilda lights up Oxford Street

Matilda lights up Oxford Street

7 November 2015

Matilda the Musical performs at the Oxford Street Christmas Light Switch On

Mariah Gale to play Wendy

Mariah Gale to play Wendy

29 October 2015

Mariah Gale takes over the role of Wendy in Wendy and Peter Pan after Fiona Button suffers non-work related injury.

King and Country

King and Country

6 October 2015

We return to the Barbican with our production of Henry V, followed by performances of all four productions of Gregory Doran's history plays in repertoire

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