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, talking about some of the influences and decisions that have created the production.

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

  • 5.15pm - 6pm (unless otherwise stated below)
  • 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

Writer & Director Talk: A Christmas Carol

Writer & Director Talk: A Christmas Carol

5:15pm, 10 December 2018

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.

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Director Talk: Timon of Athens

Director Talk: Timon of Athens

5:15pm, 12 December 2018

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.

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Director Talk: As You Like It

Director Talk: As You Like It

5:15pm, 20 February 2019

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.

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Director Talk: The Taming of the Shrew

Director Talk: The Taming of the Shrew

5:15pm, 18 March 2019

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.

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Director Talk: Kunene and the King

Director Talk: Kunene and the King

5:15pm, 29 March 2019

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.

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Director Talk: The Provoked Wife

Director Talk: The Provoked Wife

5:15pm, 8 May 2019

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.

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Director Talk: Venice Preserved

Director Talk: Venice Preserved

5:15pm, 29 May 2019

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.

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Director Talk: Measure for Measure

Director Talk: Measure for Measure

5:15pm, 3 July 2019

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.

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