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.

Lockdown in style with offers from our online shop

18 January 2021

From socks to DVDs, you can bag a bargain and support our work this winter with January sale discounts of up to 50% off items from our shop.

Coronavirus testing starts at The Other Place

12 January 2021

As part of the national effort to help curb the spread of coronavirus, space in our theatre on Southern Lane has been given over for community Covid testing.

Last chance to watch Swingin' the Dream

Due to popular demand we've made Swingin' the Dream available to watch any time until Saturday 16 January.

From singing to swingin'

11 January 2021

Jazz trumpeter Chris Storr returned to the RSC last weekend for Swingin' the Dream, 40 years after first appearing on our stage as a child actor.

Watch Michael Morpurgo's Twelfth Night

11 January 2021

To celebrate launching Michael Morpurgo's Tales from Shakespeare, we released his retelling of Twelfth Night for free today (Monday) - available for seven days.

Michael Morpurgo introduces his Tales From Shakespeare

11 January 2021

Celebrated author Michael Morpurgo introduces his Tales From Shakespeare, for schools and families.

How Swingin' the Dream began

4 January 2021

Discover the 1939 Broadway show that inspired our upcoming work-in-progress concert and featured the talents of Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and more.

Swingin' the Dream

21 December 2020

See the songlist as well as photos and biogs for the cast and creative team of Swingin' the Dream

A Plague on All Our Houses

18 December 2020

Gregory Doran talks about how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed his understanding of Shakespeare and the impact of the plague on the playwright and his plays.

Culture recovery fund repayable finance secured

11 December 2020

We’ve been awarded repayable finance to help secure the immediate future of the company amidst the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our industry.

The Ghost of Christmas Shows Past

21 December 2020

Our temporary closure this year meant we haven't been able to stage our family show this Christmas, so here's a look back through Christmases past...

Festive Tales

16 December 2020

More about Festive Tales, including photos and biogs for the cast and creative team and the songs, scenes and readings.

The music of Troy Story

14 December 2020

Discover the words behind the haunting soundtrack to last weekend's Troy Story.

A family’s story about The Boy in the Dress

9 December 2020

A year after our hit musical The Boy in the Dress began its run in Stratford-upon-Avon we share the story of young audience member, Elijah.

Taking professional development for teachers online

8 December 2020

We work with teachers across the UK and beyond using our rehearsal room approaches to develop their own confidence and skills, as well as inspire children and young people.

Tales for Winter: From our place to yours

7 December 2020

Come in from the cold this winter to hear mesmerising tales, both epic and intimate.

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