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.

“You staying on with the RSC then?”

16 July 2018

As Graeme Brookes reaches the end of his time on The Duchess of Malfi, he reflects on the anxieties that come with looking for new work.

Next generation ACT: young actors perform together for the first time

14 July 2018

Our first youth ensemble, RSC Next Generation ACT, perform together on stage for the first time in Sapho and Phao.

Football flashback: the RSC during Italia 90

10 July 2018

As England prepare for their World Cup clash with Croatia, we look back at our shows from the last time England made it to the semi-finals.

Miss Littlewood trailer

10 July 2018

Watch the trailer for new British musical, Miss Littlewood. Features onstage footage, music and audience comments.

Karen Fishwick

10 July 2018

"Shakespeare isn’t for or made by one kind of accent" - Karen Fishwick talks to Viv Graver about taking on her first Shakespearean role as Juliet.

A lesson to be learnt from someone who has lived

9 July 2018

Georgina Wilding, Nottingham's first Young Poet Laureate, shares a poem and the inspiration behind it, ahead of performing at Bright Smoke on 12 July.

Young actors take to the stage

4 July 2018

As part of our Next Generation programme, a company of young actors and technicians will stage Sapho & Phao at The Other Place.

Dementia-friendly show announced for The Other Place

4 July 2018

Dementia-friendly theatre company Vamos will bring Finding Joy to The Other Place in November, as we aim to make theatre more accessible.

Student ticket offer launched ahead of Romeo and Juliet broadcast

3 July 2018

Picturehouse Cinemas will make £7.50 tickets available for students for our Live From broadcasts, beginning with Romeo and Juliet on 18 July.

Matilda comes home

2 July 2018

The UK and Ireland tour of Matilda The Musical reaches Birmingham, the first time the show has been back in the West Midlands since starting in 2010.

Students perform at our Playmaking Festival

2 July 2018

School pupils from across the country perform on our stages as part of our annual Playmaking Festival for schools.

Teachers' symposium shows how students benefit from Shakespeare

29 June 2018

Delegates heard presentations and took part in workshops to explore how engaging with Shakespeare improves student confidence and boosts results.

Miss Littlewood production photos

25 June 2018

Humble beginnings to bright lights: see pictures of our new musical, Miss Littlewood, in performance.

Let them look

25 June 2018

"I’m on a journey of learning to love this skin I live in" - Mercutio actor Charlotte Josephine on the joys of dancing and starting from the inside out.

Tartuffe Trailer

22 June 2018

#ComeDeenWithMe. Meet charismatic chameleon, Tahir Taufiq Arsuf (also known as Tartuffe), in our brand new trailer.

"The Mother of Modern Theatre"

The Today programme goes behind the scenes at our new musical, Miss Littlewood.

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