Director Talks

Discover more about the plays on stage in our pre-show talks with the Director.

We offer talks with members of each show's creative team. These events take place onstage  before the show. They are a chance to hear the director and/or writer  in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production.

reporting war - Erica whyman- director-2015
Photo by Lucy Barriball © RSC – Image Licensing

From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

  • 5.15pm - 6pm
  • Onstage in the theatre auditorium
  • Tickets cost £5

To buy tickets online, use the links below or phone the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 403493.

The Talks

Director Talk: The Tempest

Director Talk: The Tempest

5:15pm, 16 November 2016

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Writer & Director Talk: The Seven Acts of Mercy

Writer & Director Talk: The Seven Acts of Mercy

5:15pm, 30 November 2016

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Writer & Director Talk – Snow in Midsummer

Writer & Director Talk – Snow in Midsummer

5:15pm, 1 March 2017

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Director Talk:Julius Caesar

Director Talk:Julius Caesar

5:15pm, 17 March 2017

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Director Talk – Antony & Cleopatra

Director Talk – Antony & Cleopatra

5:15pm, 21 March 2017

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Director Talk:The Hypocrite

Director Talk:The Hypocrite

5:15pm, 4 April 2017

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Director Talk: Vice Versa

Director Talk: Vice Versa

5:15pm, 17 May 2017

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Director Talk: Salome

Director Talk: Salome

5:15pm, 7 June 2017

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets
Director Talk: Titus

Director Talk: Titus

5:15pm, 3 July 2017

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

Book Tickets