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.

Taking shakespeare to the high seas

12 January 2022

Our 2022 partnership with Cunard brings Shakespeare to guests sailing across the Atlantic.

BBC Four celebrates the life of Sir Antony Sher

11 January 2022

An evening of programmes on Sunday 16 January, including a screening of 2014's Henry IV Part I, in which Sir Antony memorably played Falstaff.

An MBE for Jacqui O’Hanlon, our Director of Learning

7 January 2022

Jacqui O’Hanlon has been recognised in the New Year’s Honour’s List and awarded an MBE for services to the arts.

What's on in the New Year

29 December 2021

With new shows, more Tales from Shakespeare, and fresh podcasts on the horizon, there's lots to look forward to in 2022.

RSC Chair named as one of YOU magazine's women of the year

20 December 2021

Baroness Shriti Vadera received the accolade after joining us this year as our new Chair.

RSC stars on screen quiz

16 December 2021

Take our quiz about RSC actors past and present in films and on TV during 2021. How many do you recognise?

Cast and creatives

15 December 2021

See photos and biogs for the full cast of our upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Roy Alexander Weise.

From our Shakespeare Ambassadors

10 December 2021

Batman or Shakespeare? Our Bradford Shakespeare Ambassador, Ellie, gives an update on how the ambassadors in her school have been sharing Shakespeare.

Free performance this Saturday

10 December 2021

Join Shakespeare Institute students on the theatre steps at 2.30pm for a free theatrical event celebrating Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare.

Interval Drinks podcast

9 December 2021

Brand new episodes of our podcast, Interval Drinks, in which we talk to the artists who inspire us.

Number 10 visit celebrates RSC work with schools

8 December 2021

Students joined Juliet Stevenson and RSC actors to showcase the work we do with young people, to guests at 10 Downing Street this week.

Live @ The RSC: The Guilty Feminist Podcast

8 December 2021

Live recording of the award-winning podcast series The Guilty Feminist at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre on 24 April.

Relaxed performance of The Magician's Elephant

6 December 2021

Join us on 9 December for a performance with the auditorium ambience and theatre rules relaxed, ideal for people with learning disabilities or autism.

Death of Sir Antony Sher

3 December 2021

Today (Friday) we announced the death of Sir Antony Sher, Honorary Associate Artist and husband of Artistic Director, Gregory Doran.

What's on in December

1 December 2021

'Tis the season! Find out how you can get into the festive spirit with us this December.

Christmas Window Trail

30 November 2021

A trail of 24 festive window displays through Stratford-upon-Avon town centre until 1 January 2022.

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