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.

Wars of the Roses Cast and Creatives

26 January 2022

Meet the cast and creative team for Wars of the Roses

Henry VI: Rebellion Cast & Creatives

26 January 2022

Meet the cast, creative team and our Next Generation Act and Shakespeare Nation groups that are performing in Henry VI: Rebellion

Four new Tales From Shakespeare

25 January 2022

We are releasing four new films of Michael Morpurgo's Tales From Shakespeare.

Turning my opinion of Shakespeare around

21 January 2022

Leigh Wolmarans tells us how he went from a Shakespeare sceptic to a Shakespeare advocate.

Afternoon teas

18 January 2022

Beat the January blues and book your afternoon tea in our beautiful Rooftop Restaurant.

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.

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