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.

Shakespeare at the Barbican

20 September 2018

As the 2018 summer season comes to a close in Stratford-upon-Avon, our trio of Shakespeare plays prepares to transfer to the Barbican, London.

A Christmas Carol Cast and Creatives

24 September 2018

Find out about the cast for the 2018 return of A Christmas Carol, with Aden Gillett as Scrooge.

Student Design Competition

21 September 2018

If you’re a student, here’s a chance to win £1,000 and spend a day at our Costume Workshop in Stratford-upon-Avon to get hands on experience from a professional team.

The journey begins

19 September 2018

Actor Charlotte Arrowsmith is the first Deaf actor to be cast in a main production with the RSC. This is the start of her journey!

David Acton

10 September 2018

Viv Graver talks to David Acton about his contrasting roles in Macbeth and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

RSC video team at EGX gaming event

17 September 2018

We will be at the NEC for games event EGX this week (20-23 September), talking about the technology behind our new Troilus and Cressida trailer.

Student deals promoted at Freshers' Fairs

17 September 2018

Come and speak to us at Freshers' Fairs around the country about the RSC Key, student coach trips, and student ambassador roles.

Stratford has never seen so much daal and honour

6 September 2018

Amina explores the overlap between Tamburlaine and Tartuffe, and how honour is a key theme in both plays.

Tartuffe Production Photos

11 September 2018

Check out the pictures from our new comedy Tartuffe, playing in the Swan Theatre this winter.

Summer 2019 season announced

10 September 2018

Three Shakespeare plays, two Restoration dramas and a brand new play marking the end of apartheid in South Africa.

Setting the stage for Tamburlaine

13 August 2018

See pictures from Tamburlaine's 'get in' week, with the backstage team preparing the Swan Theatre for Michael Boyd's production.

The Merry Wives hit the big screen

5 September 2018

Outrageous comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor is broadcast live to cinemas on 12 September.

The white cockerel on the parapet wall

4 September 2018

Amina gives us a glimpse inside the rehearsal room with the story of the song that has become the anthem for Tartuffe.

Beware the stench of holiness

28 August 2018

Amina explores the significance of religion and #MeToo in our upcoming production of Tartuffe.

Tamburlaine production photos

21 August 2018

See the production photos for Tamburlaine – Marlowe's gripping and gory tragedy now playing in the Swan Theatre.

Tartuffe's plot

20 August 2018

Molière's provocative French classic moves to Birmingham's Pakistani Muslim community in 2018.

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