Even with productions back on stage, there are still plenty of ways you can enjoy our shows, features and other work from the comfort of your own home.

See Henry VI Part One online

See the start of the Wars of the Roses trilogy, directed by Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley, with Henry VI Part One. Now available through Vimeo.

Enjoy Much Ado About Nothing on the BBC

Our recent Royal Shakespeare Theatre production of Much Ado About Nothing is now available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Get creative with 37 Plays

37 Plays is a new national playwriting project led by the RSC and our partner theatres. We invite anyone in the UK of any age who would like to write a play to join us over the next 12 months - now is the time to tell your story. 

Why not start by listening to the 37 Plays podcast with Mark Ravenhill to ignite your creative spark?

Catch up with Faith online

Faith was part of Coventry City of Culture and took place over 24 hours in locations across Coventry and online.

You can still watch the four plays on YouTube. There are also BSL-interpreted and audio described versions of the plays available.

Listen to our Interval Drinks podcast

Join us for a G&T or your interval tipple of choice as our first in-house podcast series brings together our current actors with RSC artists who have inspired them.

The first episode of season two features our Henry VI, Mark Quartley, in conversation with David Tennant.

Watch our shows online

Sign up for free trials on streaming services BroadwayHDMarquee TV and BritBox to see full films of some of our productions, including 2019's As You Like It, Antony Sher in 2016's King Lear, and Polly Findlay's haunting Macbeth, with Christopher Eccleston.

Sonnets in Solitude

When live performances of Shakespeare were suspended, we turned to the playwright's poetry. We've got some of our actors to record his greatest sonnets during lockdown, with the videos published onto our YouTube page.

Keep busy with family activities

Take a look at our activities for children from ages 2, 4, 6, 8 and above, from warming up your body to telling a story and making a bear for The Winter's Tale. Free activity sheets, films and crafts inspired by Shakespeare.

Explore the RSC on Youtube

Subscribe to our YouTube channel to explore our huge range of videos, including scenes from our shows, interviews with actors and creatives, and behind-the-scenes insights into how our productions make it to the stage.

Discover Shakespeare

Find out more about the life and times of William Shakespeare himself, and delve into our past productions of his plays with plot synopses, photos and video.

Plus, you can listen to Artistic Director Gregory Doran on BBC Radio 4 as he talks about how the plague affected Shakespeare's life and writing.


Keep Your RSC

The RSC is a charity and our mission is to transform lives through amazing experiences of Shakespeare and great theatre. If you can, please consider supporting us by making a donation and Keep Your RSC.