News and Updates

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

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.

The Tower Lights Up For Christmas

The Tower Lights Up For Christmas

29 November 2016

The lights at the top of our tower were switched on yesterday in time for Christmas. The idea came from nine year old Georgia Helliker.

Transferring to Manchester

Transferring to Manchester

23 November 2016

Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) open at the Opera House Manchester.

Composers for Rome season

Composers for Rome season

22 November 2016

We announce four composers who will write the music for some of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays.

The Tempest in London

The Tempest in London

15 November 2016

The Tempest will transfer to the Barbican in London next summer for a seven-week season.

The Tempest Press Night party

The Tempest Press Night party

18 November 2016

Photographs from the Press Night party of The Tempest, 17 November 2016

Celebrating the year

Celebrating the year

17 November 2016

This week we celebrated our year at our Annual General Meeting in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Henry V opens in Shanghai

Henry V opens in Shanghai

11 November 2016

Our Chinese translation of Shakespeare’s Henry V, the first in our translation project, has opened at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre.

Recognition for RSC Supporter Dave Maclean

Recognition for RSC Supporter Dave Maclean

4 November 2016

Our new supporter, Dave Maclean, has been shortlisted for a brand new prize celebrating first-time arts philanthropists

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