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.

Josette Simon

Passionate, strong and in control of her own destiny: the actor playing Cleopatra describes her pathway to Shakespeare.

Summer Rush tickets

A great new way to get last minute discounted tickets for theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Designing a Roman Feast

Q and A with food designers Josh Pollen and Mike Knowlden, from Blanch & Shock, who are crafting the food for our Roman Feast this Sunday.

Our Playmaking Festival 2017 kicks off on 27 June

This summer, schools from across the country come to Stratford-upon-Avon to take part in our Playmaking Festival.

Thousands of photos of RSC shows go online

We have released more than 3,000 photos of our shows available to the public to browse, research or download.

Matilda in West End Live

Matilda The Musical will be joining performers from other West End Musicals giving free performances in Trafalgar Square this weekend.

First time for free

For one week only, we offer free tickets to anyone seeing a show at the RSC for the first time.

We wear Culture

From the courtly fashions of Versailles to modern Tokyo street styles and the stories behind our costumes, a new online exhibition brings the world of fashion to your fingertips.

Education News Summer 2017 is out now

The Summer edition of our Education News magazine will be delivered to schools around the UK this June.

Interview with Laura Mvula

Singer songwriter Laura Mvula talks about composing the music for Antony & Cleopatra, Shakespeare's "wild, sexy, exciting, devastating" tragedy.

Ovid the Storyteller

Love, violence and transformation - we celebrate the wonderful tales of one of Shakespeare’s greatest inspirations, 2,000 years after his death.

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