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.

The Merchant of Venice plot

17 September 2019

Find out the plot of The Merchant of Venice with our synopsis video.

Major new education conference coming to the Barbican

16 September 2019

Towards a Creative Curriculum will explore the impact of learning in an arts-rich environment and how it can support the new Ofsted framework.

100th Matilda takes up the role

9 September 2019

We reveal the new adult and child cast, including casting the 100th Matilda to go into the show.

The Boy in the Dress Cast and Creatives

9 September 2019

Meet the children playing Dennis, Darvesh, Lisa James and John, as we reveal the full cast for our new musical The Boy in the Dress.

What's on this September and October

5 September 2019

As the Royal Shakespeare Theatre gets ready for The Boy in the Dress in November, there's still lots to see and do at the RSC.

Next Generation actors get ready for their RSC debuts

4 September 2019

Our company of young actors is preparing to take The Merchant of Venice on tour from the end of September.

Stepping towards Stratford

3 September 2019

As the Museum in Baghdad team moves from London to Stratford, writer Hannah Khalil gives us a taste of the show's props and costumes.

Backstage at Measure for Measure

23 August 2019

Go backstage with Amy as she shows us what happens behind the scenes once a performance has started.

Grab a Bank Holiday rush ticket

22 August 2019

Make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend with a discounted ticket to one of our shows or tours.

First adult casting announced for The Boy in the Dress

19 August 2019

Find out about the first four names announced for our heartwarming new musical The Boy in the Dress, from the novel by David Walliams.

Join us at The Big Feastival

19 August 2019

We will be bringing The Boy in the Dress themed games, workshops and more to The Big Feastival on 23-25 August.

Matilda The Musical finishes its UK and Ireland tour

15 August 2019

After 18 months and 13 venues, the Matilda The Musical UK and Ireland tour comes to a close in Norwich this weekend.

Live at the RSC: Guy Chambers

14 August 2019

Songwriter, musician and producer, Guy Chambers, best known for his work with Robbie Williams, plays a one-off concert in the Swan Theatre on Sunday 27 October.

Shakespeare at the Goose Fair

14 August 2019

We worked with the Nottingham People's Choir to help them create their own version of Romeo and Juliet as part of Shakespeare Nation.

Amy Trigg

9 August 2019

Amy Trigg talks to Viv Graver about discovering Shakespeare, using a wheelchair on stage, and overcoming her imposter syndrome.

Our summer Shakespeares prepare to leave Stratford

7 August 2019

Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It all enter their final month in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre before going on tour.

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