News, Features and Updates

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Building Shakespeare

Come and help us make a mosaic of Shakespeare’s face using LEGO® bricks.

A supportive and unforgettable experience

A Year 10 Student from St Benedict's High School in Warwickshire reflects on being part of the 2017 Playmaking Festival.

Matilda the Musical reaches New Zealand

The award-winning musical will play at the Civic Theatre in Auckland from 18 August to 22 October.

The Tempest finishes at the Barbican

The cast of The Tempest take their final bow at the Barbican on Friday as our groundbreaking show using advanced motion capture technology finishes its London run.

Q&A with Fight Director Philip d'Orléans

The Fight Director for Titus Andronicus describes his career and work on the play.


Protest, politics and passion: the explosive trailer for Dido, Queen of Carthage.

The Stage Debut Awards: Three RSC nominations

The Stage newspaper today announced the shortlist for its inaugural The Stage Debut Awards, which recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre.

Translating Shakespeare into Chinese

We are running a workshop for translators and theatre-makers in China during October’s Wuzhen Theatre Festival.

Welcome to the 70th RSC Summer School

Next week we welcome over 180 people to Stratford-upon-Avon for the 70th RSC Summer School.

A shared approach to Shakespeare

One teacher from Towers School in Kent wanted to tell us about what happens when students take a collaborative approach to Shakespeare.

Q&A with illusionist Chris Fisher

Titus Andronicus illusionist Chris Fisher talks about learning the craft and working at the RSC.

Big hitters from The Other Place’s past

Some of the most memorable shows that started life in the RSC's studio theatre.

Q&A with directors Gemma Brockis and Wendy Hubbard

The Kingdom Come directors talk about their inspiration for the Mischief Festival production.

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