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.

A Christmas Carol production photos

11 December 2018

Get in to the festive spirit and browse our gallery of production photos from A Christmas Carol.

Timon of Athens production photos

11 December 2018

Step in to sumptuous world of Timon of Athens with our gallery of production pictures from Simon Godwin's new production, starring Kathryn Hunter

Meet our new apprentices

10 December 2018

We have welcomed two new apprentices to our Box Office team.

Cast announced for 2019 summer season of Shakespeare

27 November 2018

The repertory cast for our three summer 2019 Shakespeare plays has been announced, with 27 actors performing in two plays each.

Matilda comes to Wales

6 December 2018

Matilda The Musical arrives in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl's birth.

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Turning the stage gold for Timon of Athens

27 November 2018

With Timon of Athens opening on 7 December, the teams that build, paint and install our sets have been busy preparing the Swan Theatre stage.

Timon of Athens In rehearsal

6 December 2018

Watch Kathryn Hunter in rehearsal for Timon of Athens with Simon Godwin.

Saying goodbye to Tamburlaine

5 December 2018

With Tamburlaine finishing its run in the Swan Theatre, Ralph looks to the start of a new challenge with Timon of Athens.

The Play’s The Thing reopens with new exhibits

29 November 2018

New items in our exhibition include the green suit worn by Adrian Edmondson in 2017’s Twelfth Night and Paul Robeson’s clothes from Othello.

The Provoked Wife Cast and Creatives

10 September 2018

We reveal some of the actors appearing on the Swan stage in Restoration romp The Provoked Wife.

Stitch in Time - can you help?

27 November 2018

With £250,000 left to raise, find out about the work of our Costume Workshop and why it's so important to our theatre making.

5 Things you can do for free at the RSC

20 November 2018

Fed up of the Black Friday hype? See what free events we have coming up at the RSC and find out about Museum Shop Sunday.

Mixing reality and fiction

20 November 2018

Ralph Davis describes the head-spinning experience of performing Tamburlaine while rehearsing Timon of Athens as part of the Swan winter season.

Love Theatre Day

14 November 2018

Today (14 November) is Love Theatre Day – it’s a chance to celebrate theatre and everything we love about it.

Tributes to Cicely Berry

13 November 2018

Some of the moving tributes to Cicely Berry, our former Head of Voice, from her colleagues and friends.

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