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

Creative Team Talk: Maydays

Creative Team Talk: Maydays

6pm, 1 October 2018

The Other Place

A chance to hear members of the Maydays creative team 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.
Tickets £5

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Director Talk: Troilus and Cressida

Director Talk: Troilus and Cressida

5:15pm, 17 October 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: 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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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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