News, Features and Updates

Keep up to date with our latest news, blogs, features and play updates.

From the latest blogs straight from the rehearsal room to our newest casting updates, featured content and other news - check back here to see what's happening.

Beginning's End

I’m feeling a little guilty for my tardiness with this blog. To say I underestimated how busy we’d be with rehearsals is an understatement of Roman proportions.

Are you #teamCaesar or #teamBrutus? Vote Now!

Who would you vote for if you had the choice, Caesar or Brutus? You can now cast your vote in a ballot box outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre!

Upcoming Open Understudy Performance

Do you want the chance to watch an open understudy rehearsal for Julius Caesar?

Shakespeare Week 2017

To celebrate Shakespeare Week 2017, we will be opening our doors to select schools throughout Warwickshire

Singer Zara McFarlane performs in Antony & Cleopatra

The MOBO award-winning jazz singer performs onstage during the show.

Q&A with Salomé Director Owen Horsley

Owen Horsley explains his approach to Salomé, casting and why Oscar Wilde's play matters in 2017.

Cast and Creatives

We announce the cast for Titus Andronicus, with David Troughton in the title role.


"His nature is too noble for the world" - see the trailer for Coriolanus, the final part of our Rome season.

Disabled Access Day

We release new videos showing how we make our work more accessible, and announce extra British Sign Language performances for our shows

Production photos

Photos from Snow in Midsummer, now playing in the Swan Theatre


Watch the trailer for Snow in Midsummer

International Women's Day

This year, International Women’s Day is asking us to #BeBoldForChange - as part of this we will be highlighting the achievements of women at the RSC.

Matilda The Musical Coming to New Zealand

Winner of over 70 international awards – including 15 for Best Musical - will premiere at The Civic in Auckland this August.

In case you missed it... Rome wasn’t built in a day

But we’ve built it and we're almost ready for our Rome season to open.

The Big Year

Find out how we celebrated Shakespeare’s legacy and took 732 costumes, 10 prosthetic noses and 1 fake roast chicken half way around the world…

Ancient Rome's Influence on Popular Culture

Ancient Rome played an important role in modern popular culture as we understand it today. Take a look at some of the ways Rome appears on our television, in our theatres and in our books.

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