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: Imperium

Writer & Director Talk: Imperium

10:15am, 2 December 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.

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Writer & Director Talk: A Christmas Carol

Writer & Director Talk: A Christmas Carol

5:15pm, 5 December 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.

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Director Talk: The Duchess of Malfi

Director Talk: The Duchess of Malfi

5:15pm, 7 March 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: Macbeth

Director Talk: Macbeth

5:15pm, 19 March 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: Mrs Rich

Director Talk: Mrs Rich

5:15pm, 2 April 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: Romeo and Juliet

Director Talk: Romeo and Juliet

5:15pm, 30 April 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: King Lear

Director Talk: King Lear

5:15pm, 24 May 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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Writer & Director Talk: Miss Littlewood

Writer & Director Talk: Miss Littlewood

5:15pm, 2 July 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: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Director Talk: The Merry Wives of Windsor

5:15pm, 13 August 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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