The 73rd RSC Summer School went online in August 2020

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In August 2020 we ran a short online Summer School programme that enabled participants to connect with RSC artists and Shakespeare Institute academics. Three sessions took place from 25 - 27 August aimed at providing an insight into the productions that were due to open in 2020.

  • Tuesday 25 August, 11-12pm: 

    The Wars of the Roses – A Taste of Things to Come

    RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran interviewed Director Owen Horsley about Henry VI Parts 1, 2 and 3. This session included RSC actors bringing parts of the text to life. 

  • Wednesday 26 August, 11-12pm
    The Winter's Tale: Shakespeare's Late Comedy

    Professor Michael Dobson, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, introduced The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s late comedy.  
  • Thursday 27 August, 11-12pm:
    The Winter’s Tale – A Play for Today 

    Gregory Doran interviewed RSC Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman about her postponed production of The Winter’s Tale. This session included RSC actors sharing some of their work from The Winter’s Tale rehearsal rooms.
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