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.

Richard III Production Photos

30 June 2022

View the production photos of Gregory Doran's current production of Richard III in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

What's on in July

30 June 2022

Richard III continues in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and free open air performances come to The Dell.

Everything to Everybody: Your Shakespeare, Your Culture

28 June 2022

Our free exhibition at the Library of Birmingham invites you to immerse yourself in the unique story of the People’s Shakespeare Library

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop creates My Neighbour Totoro puppets

28 June 2022

"Creating something extraordinary": leading innovator in puppetry, animatronics, and digital animation begins making the puppets for the global stage premiere of Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro

National Writing Day

23 June 2022

We launch our final 37 Plays Resource Pack. Find out about how to create compelling characters and get started with your own writing project.

Vote for your favourite Aphra Behn statue

22 June 2022

Four miniature statues of the first professional woman writer are stopping in Stratford on a tour of the country so people can vote for which one should be made into a full size statue.

Performances with social distancing

21 June 2022

We announce dates for performances with social distancing for Richard III, All's Well That Ends Well and A Christmas Carol.

Little Amal visits the RSC

20 June 2022

The 3.5-metre puppet of a Syrian girl will be outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre on Wednesday 22 June from 3.30pm as part of World Refugee Week.

Call for radical shake-up of Education

19 June 2022

The Times Education Commission has launched its report into the future of education in Britain, referring to our work with young people in a call for additional funding for arts and creative subjects.

The Dell

17 June 2022

Summer 2022 begins this weekend! Enjoy free open air theatre at The Dell in Stratford-upon-Avon on weekends throughout July and August 2022.

New My Neighbour Totoro trailer launched

15 June 2022

The trailer premiered at an event in London in the same week that the play's Executive Producer and Director met at the Barbican ahead of rehearsals.

Next Generation actor goes pro

9 June 2022

One of our original Next Generation cohort, Nico Cetrulo, is preparing to graduate from ArtsEd and become a professional actor.

Catherine Mallyon recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

6 June 2022

We were thrilled to learn that Catherine, our Executive Director, and Sandeep Mahal, one of our first Leadership Associates, have received honours.

Celebrating Coventry's year as City of Culture

1 June 2022

As we congratulate Bradford on being chosen for 2025 UK City of Culture, we also take a look back at Coventry's year-long arts festival.

Queens of the RSC

31 May 2022

As we prepare to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of our Patron, Her Majesty the Queen, we look back at some of the queens of the RSC stage.

What's on in June

27 May 2022

As Wars of the Roses finishes in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Arthur Hughes prepares to take the throne as Richard III.

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