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Talks, Demos and Readings

Director Talk: Love
Director Talk: Love's Lost

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5:15pmOct 10

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Director Talk: Love
Director Talk: Love's Won

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5:15pmOct 13

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Writer Director Talk: Truce
Writer Director Talk: Truce

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5:15pmDec 8

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Christmas Tea Party
Christmas Tea Party

A festive gathering in the Upper Circle Bar conveniently scheduled between the matinee and evening performances. The ticket price includes tea/coffee/ juice, a selection of sandwiches and cakes/mice pies.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5pmDec 13

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Unwrap: The Christmas Truce
Unwrap: The Christmas Truce

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of therehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amJan 10

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Unwrap: Love
Unwrap: Love's Labour's Lost

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of therehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amJan 17

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Unwrap: Love
Unwrap: Love's Labour's Won

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of therehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amJan 31

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Director Talk: Salesman
Director Talk: Salesman

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5:15pmMar 31

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Director Talk: Merchant
Director Talk: Merchant

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5:15pmMay 20

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Director Talk: Othello
Director Talk: Othello

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
5:15pmJune 10

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Unwrap: Othello
Unwrap: Othello

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of the rehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amAug 1

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Unwrap: The Merchant of Venice
Unwrap: The Merchant of Venice

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of the rehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amAug 8

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Director Talk: Edmonton
Director Talk: Edmonton

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Swan Theatre
5:15pmOct 28

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Director Talk: Shoemaker
Director Talk: Shoemaker's

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Swan Theatre
5:15pmDec 17

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Writer Director Talk:Op heimer
Writer Director Talk:Op heimer

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Swan Theatre
5:15pmJan 21

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Director Talk: Jew of Malta
Director Talk: Jew of Malta

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Unwrap: The Jew of Malta
Unwrap: The Jew of Malta

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of the rehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Unwrap: Volpone
Unwrap: Volpone

Join members of the creative team and acting company as they demonstrate some of the rehearsal processes used to lift theplay from the page to the stage.

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Fun Palace: Quick Fire Costume
Fun Palace: Quick Fire Costume

Find out backstage costume secrets from our Wardrobe team.

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The Courtyard Theatre
11:15amOct 5

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Littlewood Rehearsed Reading
Littlewood Rehearsed Reading

A selection of songs from writer and composer Sam Kenyon's new musical about the life of Joan Littlewood.

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The Courtyard Theatre
12pmOct 5

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Littlewood
Littlewood's Life and Work

A question and answer session about Joan Littlewood with Erica Whyman

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The Courtyard Theatre
12:30pmOct 5

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Fun Palace: Directing Actors
Fun Palace: Directing Actors

Have a go at directing RSC actors in scenes from Shakespeare

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The Courtyard Theatre
1:15pmOct 5

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Fun Palace: Movement Workshop
Fun Palace: Movement Workshop

Work with an RSC Movement Practitioner to create a piece of movement to accompany the speech 'O, for a muse of fire' and perform onstage between 3 - 3.30pm

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The Courtyard Theatre
2pmOct 5

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Fun Palace:The Big Experiment
Fun Palace:The Big Experiment

Watch the results of our one hour rehearsal, creating a one off performance of the famous speech, 'O, for a muse of fire'

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The Courtyard Theatre
3pmOct 5

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Oliver Ford Davies:N
Oliver Ford Davies:N'castle

Oliver Ford Davies’ expansive career has included some 28 RSC productions and the 2014 season finds him playing Justice Shallow in Henry IV Part II. Oliver is particularly remembered for his TV role in Kavanagh QC and he has appeared in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

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Theatre Royal, Newcastle
3:45pmOct 3

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A walk with Julian Bowsher
A walk with Julian Bowsher

Julian Bowsher, author of Shakespeare's London Theatreland, will lead a walk which will visit the sites mentioned in Henry IV Parts I & II, ending with the Heminge Condell memorial to Shakespeare at St Mary Aldermanbury. We will have lunch and then proceed to Dr Johnson's house in Gough Square.

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RSC Friends Events
10:45amOct 11

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Wigs and Make Up
Wigs and Make Up

Fiona Keston, RSC Assistant Wig and Make-Up Artist, will give us a unique insight into her behind-the-scenes world, sharing the craft of transforming someone into an onstage character. Fiona will give demonstrations and speak about her experiences and there will be several RSC wigs on display.

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Theatre Royal, Newcastle
3:45pmOct 11

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Christopher Luscombe
Christopher Luscombe

Christopher Luscombe began his career writing and performing for the Footlights Revue at Cambridge and went on to compile (with Malcolm McKee) ‘The Shakespeare Revue’. Christopher is directing the forthcoming productions of Love’s Labour’s Lost and Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing.

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Holy Trinity Parish Centre
10:30amOct 25

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Edward Bennett
Edward Bennett

Edward played Laertes in Hamlet and took over the title role when David Tennant was indisposed. This season he returns to Play Berowne in Love's Labour's Lost and Benedick in Love's Labour's Won.

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Holy Trinity Parish Centre
4pmNov 21

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Director Talks: Henry IV
Director Talks: Henry IV

A chance to hear the director of the play in conversation, talking about the decisions they have made bringing the play to the stage.

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Barbican Theatre
11:15amDec 4

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Family Friendly

Blood Guts and Gore
Blood Guts and Gore

Join former RSC Head of Wigs and Makeup Brenda Leedham as she shows you the tricks of creating bruises, cuts and scars in this demonstration needing willing participants!

Suitable for ages 8+
All Children must be accompanied.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
11amOct 29, 30

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The Story Garden
The Story Garden

Introduce your family to the stories of Shakespeare in a fun and lively way, where everyone gets involved. Each session tells a different Shakespeare tale. For children aged 4-8 years.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10amOct 25
Nov 22
Dec 13
Jan 24
Feb 21
Mar 21

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Fun Palaces
Fun Palaces

Join us for a day of free activities to celebrate theatre director Joan Littlewood's legacy. We open the doors of The Other Place at The Courtyard Theatre for you to experiment with the elements of theatre making in our Theatre Laboratory.

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The Other Place at The Courtyard Theatre

11am - 3.30pm, 5 October 2014

October half term activities
October half term activities

Events, workshops and drop-in sessions at the Royal Shakespeare Company during October half term.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November

Family Trail
Family Trail

A trail for all ages to explore the theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon in an easy to follow route. Answer clues as you through the theatre's history, inspirations and stories.

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Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatre

Available from leaflet racks in the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres.

Play Cart
Play Cart

The Play Cart is full of fun activities for all ages to enjoy whilst visiting the theatre. From colouring to making masks, there's a new adventure to be made every time you come.

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Reading Room, Swan Theatre

Available all day, every day.

Workshops

Singing Workshop
Singing Workshop

Learn some simple songs as a group and sing your heart out. No musical knowledge needed, just a love of singing! Suitable for ages 8+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
2pmOct 29, 30

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Drawing Workshop
Drawing Workshop

Let your imagination come to life in this cartoon drawing workshop for all ages inspired by our Captain Bruce Bairnsfather exhibition.  

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:30amOct 27, 28, 31
Dec 10
Jan 10, 24
2pmOct 27, 28, 31

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Stage Fighting Taster Session
Stage Fighting Taster Session

Learn how to pull a punch and other simple stage combat techniques in this taster stagefighting session. Taught by Tom Jordan, RSC Associate Practitioner.

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The Courtyard Theatre
11amOct 5
12:30pmOct 5

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Movement Workshop Taster
Movement Workshop Taster

Explore how actors use their bodies in performance in this practical movement session. Taught by Polly Bennett, RSC Associate Practitioner.

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The Courtyard Theatre
11:30amOct 5
1pmOct 5

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Voice and Text Workshop Taster
Voice and Text Workshop Taster

A short introduction to Shakespeare's words and how to deliver them. Taught by Charlie Hughes-D'Aeth, RSC Practitioner.

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The Courtyard Theatre
12pmOct 5
1:30pmOct 5

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Fun Palace: Stage Fighting
Fun Palace: Stage Fighting

Work with an RSC Stage Fight Practitioner to create a piece of stage fight to accompany the speech 'O, for a muse of fire' and perform onstage between 3 - 3.30pm

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The Courtyard Theatre
2pmOct 5

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Voice and Text Workshop
Voice and Text Workshop

Work with an RSC Voice Practitioner to perform the speech 'O, for a muse of fire' and perform onstage between 3 - 3.30pm

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The Courtyard Theatre
2pmOct 5

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Family Workshops
Family Workshops

A fun and practical workshop for children, young people and their parents/carers, that looks at Shakespeare's characters, themes and language. Suitable for ages 8+

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Clore Learning Centre
10amOct 25
Nov 1
Dec 6

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Stage Fighting Workshop
Stage Fighting Workshop

Learn how to pull a punch in this practical stagefighting session which will teach you simple, safe techniques used by actors. Taught by Tom Jordan, RSC Associate Practitioner.
Suitable for ages 18+

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Clore Learning Centre
11amNov 1

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Stage Fight Club
Stage Fight Club

Over a course of ten weeks, learn to be a swashbuckler, bar brawler, and adventuring hero! An active 2 hour session run by RSC Associate Practitioner and Stage Combat Instructor Tom Jordan.

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Clore Learning Centre
7pmOct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov 12, 19, 26
Dec 3, 10

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Big Amateur Weekend
Big Amateur Weekend

This training weekend from Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 October, gives amateur theatre makers of all levels of experience an opportunity to work with the RSC's own practitioners and leading industry professionals.
Participants must be 18+
Price includes a ticket to attend the Saturday 25 October performance of Love's Labours Won.
Accommodation is not included.

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Clore Learning Centre
9:30amOct 25

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Play in a Day: 8 - 10 Years
Play in a Day: 8 - 10 Years

Create your own version of one of Shakespeare's plays in just one day. Using text, practical theatre skills and games, work with an RSC practitioner for a fun day of Shakespeare.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amOct 27
Feb 16

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Play in a Day: 11 - 14 Years
Play in a Day: 11 - 14 Years

Create your own version of one of Shakespeare's plays in just one day. Using text, practical theatre skills and games, work with an RSC practitioner for a fun day of Shakespeare.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amOct 28
Feb 17

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Play in a Day: 15 - 18 Years
Play in a Day: 15 - 18 Years

Create your own version of one of Shakespeare's plays in just one day. Using text, practical theatre skills and games, work with an RSC practitioner for a fun day of Shakespeare.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amOct 29
Feb 18

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Spell Fest!
Spell Fest!

Learn some of Shakespeare's spells for Halloween in this practical workshop for adults and children.

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Clore Learning Centre
11amOct 31
2pmOct 31

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Write On! Young Writers Group
Write On! Young Writers Group

A writing group for young people aged 12 to 16 who are interested in creative writing, from poems and plays to stories or songs.

The sessions will be led by professional writer Sue Brown.

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Swan Reading Room,Swan Theatre
10:30amApr 18
May 16
June 13

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Family Workshop: Merchant
Family Workshop: Merchant

A fun and practical workshop for children, young people and their parents/carers, that looks at Shakespeare's characters, themes and language from The Merchant of Venice.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amMay 23
June 20

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Family Workshop: Othello
Family Workshop: Othello

A fun and practical workshop for children, young people and their parents/carers, that looks at Shakespeare's characters, themes and language from Othello.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amJune 13
July 18

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Education Workshops 2015+
Clore Learning Centre

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Play in Two Days
Play in Two Days

A Practical Workshop for 15-18 years.
Create your own version of one of Shakespeare's plays in just two days. Using text, practical theatre skills and games, work with an RSC practitioner and perform at the RSC's open air theatre, The Dell.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amAug 1

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Making Shakespeare Week
Making Shakespeare Week

A series of practical workshops that offer the opportunity to share and develop acting, performance and devising skills with RSC practitioners.

Suitable for ages 18+

Runs from 3th - 7th August 2014. 6 hr sessions each day including lunch break. Meals and accommodation not included.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amAug 3

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Summer Skills: 8 - 11 years
Summer Skills: 8 - 11 years

Join an RSC practitioner each day and learn new theatre skills. Each two hour session provides an introduction to a different skill for making theatre.

£10 per session or book all 5 sessions for £45 (offer not available online).

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Clore Learning Centre
10:30amAug 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

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Summer Skills: 12 - 16 years
Summer Skills: 12 - 16 years

Join an RSC practitioner each day and learn new theatre skills. Each two hour session provides an introduction to a different skill for making theatre.

£10 per session or book all 5 sessions for £45 (offer not available online).

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Clore Learning Centre
2pmAug 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

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Education

Shakespeare Nation
Shakespeare Nation

Join us for a one-day conference in Stratford-upon-Avon and experience first hand the RSC’s practical approaches to teaching Shakespeare, all inspired by the work of RSC actors and directors in the rehearsal room.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
9:30amNov 7

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Insight Into: Truce
Insight Into: Truce

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amDec 11

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Christmas Truce Open Day
Christmas Truce Open Day

The RSC opens its doors to primary students to unlock the process of creating and staging The Christmas Truce.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
9amJan 15

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Insight Into: Love
Insight Into: Love's Lost

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amJan 22

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Insight Into: Love
Insight Into: Love's Won

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amFeb 26

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Insight Into: Salesman
Insight Into: Salesman

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amApr 22, 29

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Salesman Sixth Form Conference
Salesman Sixth Form Conference

For students aged 16+, we currently offer sixth-form and undergraduate conferences and courses which are opportunities to explore Shakespeare's plays and/or theatre-making in more depth.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10amApr 28

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Insight Into: Othello
Insight Into: Othello

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amJuly 2

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Othello Sixth Form Conference
Othello Sixth Form Conference

For students aged 16+, we currently offer sixth-form and undergraduate conferences and courses which are opportunities to explore Shakespeare's plays and/or theatre-making in more depth.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10amJuly 6

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Insight Into: The Merchant
Insight Into: The Merchant

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10:15amJuly 9

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Insight Into: White Devil
Insight Into: White Devil

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production.

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Swan Theatre
10:15amNov 12, 19

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Insight Into: Edmonton
Insight Into: Edmonton

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production.

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Swan Theatre
10:15amNov 26

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Insight Into: Jew of Malta
Insight Into: Jew of Malta

Pre-show sessions in the theatre with members of the acting company and creative teams which explore how text has been brought to life on stage and the range of interpretative choices available to the director and actors. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the production

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Volpone Sixth Form Conference
Volpone Sixth Form Conference

For students aged 16+, we currently offer sixth-form and undergraduate conferences and courses which are opportunities to explore Shakespeare's plays and/or theatre-making in more depth.

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Student Masterclass
Student Masterclass

These specially created days will enable students to explore in detail the work of the RSC and the way in which actors, Directors, and Writers unlock text from the intial concept to the final stage productions.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amOct 7
Nov 21
Feb 5

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Masterclasses for Teachers
Masterclasses for Teachers

Specially created days will enable teachers to explore in detail the work of the RSC and the way in which actors, Directors, and Writers unlock text from the intial concept to the final stage productions.

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Clore Learning Centre
10amOct 17
Jan 23, 30

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Comedy

Doc Brown: Live at the RSC
Doc Brown: Live at the RSC

With Tiff Stevenson & Russell Kane
Rapper turned comedian Doc Brown, is back with his tongue-in-cheek take on hip hop culture. A regular on the London comedy circuit and appearances on Russell Howard's Good News, The Inbetweeners, Rev and Derek, Doc is a must see act.
'A seamless mix of truly inspired hip-hop and stand-up. He's a total star… an utter joy'. - Time Out

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
7:30pmNov 9

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Nina Conti: Live at the RSC
Nina Conti: Live at the RSC

With Russell Kane & Kerry Godliman

Nina Conti is a groundbreaking ventriloquist, BAFTA nominated filmmaker and British Comedy Award winner. Star of BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard's Good News, the Rob Brydon Show and HBO’s Family Tree, she is working on a new show; her most ambitious improvised show to date.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
7:30pmJan 25

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Tours & Tower Visits

Tower Visit
Tower Visit

Rising 36 metres above the River Avon, the Tower offers an iconic anchor for our theatres while providing fantastic views of Shakespeare's home town.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Available most days. Booking in advance is recommended.

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Behind the Scenes Tours
Behind the Scenes Tours

These guided tours explore both the public and private areas of the theatre. You will learn about origins of the RSC and its theatres in Stratford, as well as exploring a production in more depth to learn about the theatre making process.

We have a wide range of tours available including exclusive packages for groups on selected dates throughout the year. Why not combine your group tour with morning coffee, cream tea or a trip up the tower?
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Available most days. Booking in advance is recommended.

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Front of House Tours
Front of House Tours

Tour the Front of House areas of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and journey from the beginnings of the theatre in 1879 to the modern day. Hear behind the scenes secrets such as how costumes are made and effects are achieved.

We have a wide range of tours available including exclusive packages for groups on selected dates throughout the year. Why not combine your group tour with morning coffee, cream tea or a trip up the tower?
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Available most days. Booking in advance is recommended.

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Touch Tours
Touch Tours

Touch Tours are offered to visually impaired patrons attending an audio described performance on the same day.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
11:15amNov 15
Feb 7
May 23
June 13
Sep 5
11amNov 22
Jan 24
July 25
5:15pmNov 27
Feb 16, 27
Mar 3
June 17, 27
Aug 14
5pmJan 10, 13
Mar 11, 12
Apr 24
July 10, 29

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After Dark Tours
After Dark Tours

Join us on an after dark tour and learn about the grey lady and other RSC spectres on a ghost tour.
After the show, as the theatre transforms from a bustling hive of activity to a quiet and empty building you will be taken on a guided tour through the old parts of the theatre to discover the Shakespearean and real ghosts of the RSC.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
11pmOct 31
Nov 1

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Visiting Companies

Graham Norton in conversation
Graham Norton in conversation

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival Autumn Plus hosts an evening with one of TV's most loved personalities chatting about his memoir The Life and Loves of A He Devil. Graham Norton first made his mark as a stand up comedy drag act at the Edinburgh Festival, and has since presented some of the most successful shows on television. As well as his popular Radio 2 show, he hosts the hugely successful Graham Norton Show and has won 7 BAFTAS including Best Entertainment Programme.

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The Courtyard Theatre
8pmOct 24

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Free Activities, No Ticket Required

Fun Palaces
Fun Palaces

Join us for a day of free activities to celebrate theatre director Joan Littlewood's legacy. We open the doors of The Other Place at The Courtyard Theatre for you to experiment with the elements of theatre making in our Theatre Laboratory.

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The Other Place at The Courtyard Theatre

11am - 3.30pm, 5 October 2014

October half term activities
October half term activities

Events, workshops and drop-in sessions at the Royal Shakespeare Company during October half term.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November

Family Trail
Family Trail

A trail for all ages to explore the theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon in an easy to follow route. Answer clues as you through the theatre's history, inspirations and stories.

Read more

Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatre

Available from leaflet racks in the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres.

Play Cart
Play Cart

The Play Cart is full of fun activities for all ages to enjoy whilst visiting the theatre. From colouring to making masks, there's a new adventure to be made every time you come.

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Reading Room, Swan Theatre

Available all day, every day.

EXHIBITIONS

Infinite Variety
Infinite Variety

A photographic exhibition celebrating the beauty of the ageing female face, curated by actor and RSC Associate Artist Harriet Walter.
FREE

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Ferguson Room, Swan Theatre

7 September 2014 - 4 January 2015

Susan Stockwell
Susan Stockwell

Highly respected British artist Susan Stockwell will create a brand new exhibition for the 2015 summer season.
FREE

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PACCAR Room, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

From April 2015

Bruce Bairnsfather
Bruce Bairnsfather

An exhibition exploring the life and work of the great British cartoonist Captain Bruce Bairnsfather.
FREE

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PACCAR Room, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

10 October 2014 - 15 March 2015

Carnival Creations
Carnival Creations

Enjoy a colourful larger than life display of carnival creations inspired by Shakespeare. Created by four community groups in Stratford-upon-Avon and artist Georgia Jacob for Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations Parade. FREE 

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Colonnade, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

From 1 May 2014

My RSC Gallery
My RSC Gallery

Discover the winning entries of the My RSC Gallery art competition hidden in the walls of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, created by schools, RSC staff, actors and members of the public.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre

From 24 Nov 2010