Talking Shakespeare

Join Gregory Doran and special guests as they talk about Shakespeare.

An exclusive series of online, live events for RSC SubscribersMembers and Patrons. Our Artistic Director Gregory Doran invites some very special guests and RSC Associate and Honorary Associate Artists to join him to talk about Shakespeare, their memories of the RSC and more.

Please note, these events take place on the online platform Zoom. We'll email details of how to watch before each event starts. Tickets are free, but we would encourage all ticket buyers to make a donation of £10 to the Keep Your RSC campaign.

Our previous guests were Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter, Patrick Stewart, Alexandra Gilbreath, David Tennant, Adjoa Andoh, Simon Russell Beale, Antony Sher, David Suchet, Juliet Stevenson, Paterson Joseph, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren and Roger Allam.

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If you've already joined the RSC you can book tickets in either the Patrons' or Members' Rooms.

Patrons can book tickets in their Patrons' Room 

Members and Subscribers can book tickets in the Members' Room

Michael Pennington - 18 January, 6-7pm

Michael joined the RSC in 1964, playing Fortinbras in Hamlet, amongst other roles. He returned to the RSC in 1974 to play Angelo in Measure for Measure, followed by Berowne in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Edgar in King Lear and the title role in Hamlet. He has since played most of Shakespeare’s leading roles and his most recent role with the RSC was as John of Gaunt in Gregory Doran’s production of Richard II.


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