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.

Summer Shakespeares go out on tour

24 January 2020

As You Like It, Measure for Measure and The Taming of the Shrew start their tour of England at The Marlowe in Canterbury on 29 January.

The Whip Rehearsal Photos

24 January 2020

Step into the rehearsal room of new historical drama The Whip, playing in the Swan Theatre this winter.

Partnership with local school wins top education prize

23 January 2020

We’re delighted that our work with Welcombe Hills School and Samsung has won the ‘Collaboration with a School’ prize at this year’s BETT awards.

Richard Clothier on playing Alexander Boyd

21 January 2020

Actor Richard Clothier talks about his character in The Whip and the politicians who have informed his performance.

Amy and James Q&A, Part 1

17 January 2020

Amy Trigg and James Cooney answer questions about their favourite Shakespeare plays, auditioning for drama school, and performing at the RSC.

February Half Term Activities

17 January 2020

Family fun at February Half Term, with activities for all ages.

Teaching is beautiful – Towards a Creative Curriculum Conference

17 January 2020

Teachers and arts professionals from around the country explore how arts experiences can develop the creative potential of children and young people.

Which Good Omens stars have you seen at the RSC?

15 January 2020

The series based on Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's book comes to BBC Two on 15 January, but how many of its stars have you seen on our stages?

Debbie Korley on playing Mercy

10 January 2020

Actor Debbie Korley talks about her character in The Whip and the former slave, writer and abolitionist that inspired her.

Happy birthday, Trevor Nunn

14 January 2020

On the 80th birthday of our former Artistic Director, Gregory Doran pays tribute to Trevor's incredible career.

Scene from A Museum in Baghdad

7 January 2020

"There are bodies in the streets - it puts broken statues into perspective." Watch a scene from Hannah Khalil's new play A Museum in Baghdad.

Timon of Athens travels to America

6 January 2020

The production starring Kathryn Hunter will play in New York this week with a new American cast, before travelling to Washington.

What's on in January

3 January 2020

Avoid the January blues with great shows, family events and delicious food at the RSC.

2019 in pictures

30 December 2019

Look back at the past 12 months on the RSC stage with photos from our shows in Stratford, London and beyond.

A decade of shows

23 December 2019

As the decade draws to a close, see if you can put this list of productions from the 2010s in the right order.

RSC stars on screen quiz

17 December 2019

Take our quiz about RSC actors past and present in films and on TV during 2019. How many do you recognise?

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