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.

Matilda The Musical finishes its UK and Ireland tour

15 August 2019

After 18 months and 13 venues, the Matilda The Musical UK and Ireland tour comes to a close in Norwich this weekend.

Live at the RSC: Guy Chambers

20 August 2018

Songwriter, musician and producer, Guy Chambers, best known for his work with Robbie Williams, plays a one-off concert at The Swan Theatre on Sunday 27 October.

Shakespeare at the Goose Fair

14 August 2019

We worked with the Nottingham People's Choir to help them create their own version of Romeo and Juliet as part of Shakespeare Nation.

Amy Trigg

9 August 2019

Amy Trigg talks to Viv Graver about discovering Shakespeare, using a wheelchair on stage, and overcoming her imposter syndrome.

Our summer Shakespeares prepare to leave Stratford

7 August 2019

Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It all enter their final month in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre before going on tour.

Pop-Up Shop

7 August 2019

Find out how we've made our mark in Stratford-upon-Avon town centre

Taking shape

5 August 2019

Writer Hannah Khalil sees her play, A Museum in Baghdad, coming together during Week 2 of rehearsals, with the addition of some curious props.

Watch a scene from The Taming of the Shrew

5 August 2019

Watch Petruchia (Claire Price) and Katherine (Joseph Arkley) in a battle of wits in Act 2 Scene 1 of The Taming of the Shrew.

Amanda Harris

2 August 2019

Actor Amanda Harris talks to Viv Graver about her long history with the RSC and being part of our 2019 summer of Shakespeare.

From star-crossed lovers to theatre lovers

31 July 2019

We worked with the Nottingham People's Choir to help them create their own version of Romeo and Juliet as part of Shakespeare Nation.

Don't worry, they're good tears

30 July 2019

As A Museum in Baghdad goes into rehearsal, writer Hannah Khalil talks about the emotional journey she's taken with the play so far.

David Walliams and The Boy in the Dress

29 July 2019

This year we are opening our brand new musical of David Walliams’ The Boy in the Dress. We talked to David about the novel, becoming a writer and his literary inspiration.

King John trailer

25 July 2019

Not all weddings end happily... Watch the trailer for King John – Shakespeare's tale of a nation in turmoil.

Ian McKellen draws our Stitch In Time campaign to a close

23 July 2019

Our Stitch In Time fundraising campaign has reached the £3 million we needed to restore and redevelop our Costume Workshop in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Stratford pupils perform at Playmaking Festival

19 July 2019

Almost 300 young people from the town performed their take on Romeo and Juliet on the Swan stage as part of the event.

Measure for Measure coming to cinemas

19 July 2019

Gregory Doran's resonant new production hits the big screen on 31 July as part of our Live From series.

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