News and Updates

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

Casting for Snow in Midsummer

Casting for Snow in Midsummer

9 January 2017

Breakthrough Brit and Harry Potter actor Katie Leung will play Dou Yi in our new version of classic Chinese play Snow in Midsummer.

Sunday 8 January closure

Sunday 8 January closure

5 January 2017

The emergency services will run a major incident training exercise in our buildings in Stratford-upon-Avon.

"Is this Brian I see before me?"

20 December 2016

The moment when you spot your brother in an artwork about theatre history...

First Encounters The Tempest tours in 2017

First Encounters The Tempest tours in 2017

19 December 2016

First Encounters with Shakespeare: The Tempest will be performed for 8- 13 year olds at schools and theatres around the country.

RSC Christmas Quiz 2016

RSC Christmas Quiz 2016

13 December 2016

How well do you know the RSC? Try our Christmas quiz and see how you score.

Celebrity Babies in RSC Babygrows

Celebrity Babies in RSC Babygrows

15 December 2016

Sir Mick Jagger has had his fourth son at 73 - and Ronnie Wood has sent him a selection of our babygrows from the RSC shop!

Caroline Quentin Joins Mark Addy in The Hypocrite

Caroline Quentin Joins Mark Addy in The Hypocrite

14 December 2016

We announce Caroline Quentin to play a key role alongside Mark Addy in our new comedy, The Hypocrite.

Diversity in the arts

Diversity in the arts

12 December 2016

Arts Council England held its Power Through Diversity event in Manchester this week, inspiring change and celebrating good practice around diversity.

Emma Bridgewater Supports the RSC

Emma Bridgewater Supports the RSC

6 December 2016

British ceramics artist Emma Bridgewater has donated these exclusive limited edition mugs to support our work.

Casting for Julius Caesar and Antony & Cleopatra

Casting for Julius Caesar and Antony & Cleopatra

6 December 2016

Andrew Woodall, Alex Waldmann, Antony Byrne and David Troughton play key roles in our Rome season, opening in March 2017 in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

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