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.

Where the scars of Apartheid run deep

20 May 2019

As Kunene and the King runs at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, Assistant Director Nel Crouch explores how different audiences respond to the play.

Measure For Measure Trailer

17 May 2019

Watch the trailer for Measure for Measure. Directed by Gregory Doran, this 400 year old play remains astonishingly relevant today.

Where's My Story?

16 May 2019

Reserve your seat for a forum to discuss the effects of representation in theatre on young people’s mental health with RSC Education and the University of Birmingham

Fleet, felt, alive

14 May 2019

Find out how the 18th-century 'sexual highway' and 'promenade of death' helped inspire Movement Director Ayse Taskiran's work on The Provoked Wife.

Romeo actor Bally Gill wins Ian Charleson award

13 May 2019

Bally won first prize at the awards, which recognise the best classical performances in Britain by young actors.

Getting Ready

10 May 2019

Amy takes us into the world of hair and make up as she prepares to go on stage in The Taming of the Shrew.

The Provoked Wife production photos

8 May 2019

Take a look at the fun and frolics of The Provoked Wife starring Caroline Quentin and Alexandra Gilbreath.

RSC 2019/20 London Season announced

8 May 2019

As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew and Measure for Measure will transfer to the Barbican from October.

Being Beyoncé

7 May 2019

The Taming of the Shrew cast get to be pop stars for the day as they film a video for Free Radio Hits Live at Arena Birmingham.

Restoration and the 18th Century timeline

3 May 2019

With Restoration plays The Provoked Wife and Venice Preserved playing in the Swan Theatre this summer, take a look through this period in history in our interactive timeline.

Lucy Phelps

3 May 2019

Lucy Phelps talks to Viv Graver about playing Rosalind in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and how being multilingual helps her unlock Shakespeare.

10 things we love about Shrew

1 May 2019

Find out why our production of The Taming of the Shrew is a must-see.

The power of the pattern

30 April 2019

As rehearsals for The Provoked Wife reach their halfway point, Movement Director Ayse Tashkiran thinks about the history of movement at the RSC.

Kunene and the King opens in South Africa

30 April 2019

After a short run at the Swan, Kunene and the King returns to its spiritual home of Cape Town, South Africa, to play in The Fugard Theatre.

Over the finishing line

29 April 2019

Congratulations to our Running Wardrobe team, who completed the Shakespeare Half Marathon this weekend, raising money for the Stitch In Time Campaign.

Restoration Blade Runner meets Gotham

24 April 2019

Director Prasanna Puwuanarajah talks about his production of Venice Preserved, a breaktaking love story set in Venice during a revolution against the senate.

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