Family Activities

Discover a series of fun Shakespeare inspired activities for you and your family to enjoy at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Story time

Watch Kate, from Kate's Storytree tell the story of The Musician's of Bremen.

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Why not ask your parent or guardian to share your Shakespeare creations with us by uploading a film or photograph on Instagram, Twitter or Youtube, tagging @theRSC and using the hashtag #ShareYourShakespeare. Alternatively, they can direct message it to us on Facebook at or email it to

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Theatre games in Lockdown

Hal Chambers is the Assistant Director on our upcoming production of The Comedy of Errors. He leads lots of games in rehearsals and has made these videos to explain some of his favourite games, so you can play them at home. Have a go at Bin Ball, Count to Twenty, Mafia, Fives and Four Square and see how you get on. 

Stage Fighting

Annie takes us through a series of stage combat moves so you can safely create your own stage fight at home.

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