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.

Time to Listen campaign success

23 May 2019

We welcome today's news that the UK's top research universities are changing their advice on A-level subjects for young people.

Holiday activities at the RSC

21 May 2019

See what's on for children and families this half term, including free activities and theatre workshops.

Celebrating the life of Cicely Berry

20 May 2019

We celebrated the life of our Head of Voice Cicely Berry with an afternoon of poetry readings and unveiling a tree on Sunday.

RSC’s British Asian talent up for awards

22 May 2019

Our Birmingham-set retelling of French comedy Tartuffe has received five nominations at Eastern Eye’s 2019 Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards.

Where the scars of Apartheid run deep

20 May 2019

As Kunene and the King runs at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, Assistant Director Nel Crouch explores how different audiences respond to the play.

Measure For Measure Trailer

17 May 2019

Watch the trailer for Measure for Measure. Directed by Gregory Doran, this 400 year old play remains astonishingly relevant today.

Where's My Story?

16 May 2019

Reserve your seat for a forum to discuss the effects of representation in theatre on young people’s mental health with RSC Education and the University of Birmingham

Fleet, felt, alive

14 May 2019

Find out how the 18th-century 'sexual highway' and 'promenade of death' helped inspire Movement Director Ayse Taskiran's work on The Provoked Wife.

Romeo actor Bally Gill wins Ian Charleson award

13 May 2019

Bally won first prize at the awards, which recognise the best classical performances in Britain by young actors.

Getting Ready

10 May 2019

Amy takes us into the world of hair and make up as she prepares to go on stage in The Taming of the Shrew.

The Provoked Wife production photos

8 May 2019

Take a look at the fun and frolics of The Provoked Wife starring Caroline Quentin and Alexandra Gilbreath.

RSC 2019/20 London Season announced

8 May 2019

As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew and Measure for Measure will transfer to the Barbican from October.

Being Beyoncé

7 May 2019

The Taming of the Shrew cast get to be pop stars for the day as they film a video for Free Radio Hits Live at Arena Birmingham.

Restoration and the 18th Century timeline

3 May 2019

With Restoration plays The Provoked Wife and Venice Preserved playing in the Swan Theatre this summer, take a look through this period in history in our interactive timeline.

Lucy Phelps

3 May 2019

Lucy Phelps talks to Viv Graver about playing Rosalind in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and how being multilingual helps her unlock Shakespeare.

10 things we love about Shrew

1 May 2019

Find out why our production of The Taming of the Shrew is a must-see.

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