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.

Time to be heard

18 November 2019

Young people develop postcards showing why arts and culture in schools matters to them.

A Christmas tree that wants to be different

14 November 2019

We’re celebrating the opening of our new musical The Boy in the Dress with some very special Christmas decorations, including a unique Christmas tree.

Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen star in new film

12 November 2019

You can catch the famous RSC alumni in cinemas now, as thriller The Good Liar comes to the big screen.

Audience comments for the boy in the dress

11 November 2019

See what the audience for The Boy in the Dress thought of the show as the first preview performances take place.

Measure goes to Spain

12 November 2019

Find out what happened when Amy and the cast of Measure for Measure took the show to two festivals in Spain.

Make time for Timon

8 November 2019

Our 2018 production of Timon of Athens is broadcast to cinemas later this month, with Kathryn Hunter reprising the role in the USA next year.

David Walliams: Ooh-err, it must be good then!

8 November 2019

David Walliams takes us through his personal journey with the RSC as his novel, The Boy in the Dress, comes to the stage in a new musical production.

Magic Leap: Seven Ages of Man

6 November 2019

Experience a mixed reality first as with Shakespeare’s ‘All the world’s a stage’ speech – in 3D this weekend at the Barbican.

Shakespeare Learning Zone launches new plays

4 November 2019

Our online learning site for young people, the Shakespeare Learning Zone, now has resources for The Taming of the Shrew and The Merchant of Venice.

Last chance to register for Taming of the Shrew schools' broadcast

6 November 2019

The free broadcast will bring the show into schools, with an introductory film, student activities and Q&As with actors from the company.

RSC video nominated for award

5 November 2019

The 7-minute Inside the Wig Room video profiles the work of our Wigs and Makeup team and is up for a Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Award.

Matilda starts the countdown to Christmas

4 November 2019

The West End cast of Matilda The Musical unveiled the Christmas window display at Hamleys Toy Shop on Friday.

Welcombe Hills' students join RSC staff

4 November 2019

Five students from Welcombe Hills School will spend a year working with our departments in a range of areas, from Box Office to Props.

The Making of The Boy in the Dress

1 November 2019

Watch the latest chapter in our behind the scenes series for our brand new musical, The Boy in the Dress.

The Lowry, Salford

2 November 2019

Amy and the cast have moved to Salford to perform at The Lowry - Amy shows us around backstage and the view from stage door.

Our new costume workshop takes shape

29 October 2019

Work has been completed on the steel frame of our new Costume Workshop as construction continues.

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