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.

Tartuffe Trailer

22 June 2018

#ComeDeenWithMe. Meet charismatic chameleon, Tahir Taufiq Arsuf (also known as Tartuffe), in our brand new trailer.

Students perform at our Playmaking Festival

22 June 2018

School pupils from across the country will perform on our stages next month as part of our annual Playmaking Festival for schools.

"The Mother of Modern Theatre"

The Today programme goes behind the scenes at our new musical, Miss Littlewood.

Summer in Stratford

22 June 2018

Make the most of your summer with our free events, summer schools and performances.

Feature Trailer

21 June 2018

"Let's talk about power". See the trailer for Imperium: The Cicero Plays.

Michael Hodgson

19 June 2018

The Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet actor talks to Viv Graver about coming late to Shakespeare, and his different roles at the RSC.

A thoroughly Brummie take on a French classic

19 June 2018

"There aren’t many places better suited to Tartuffe's DNA than Birmingham" - Director Iqbal Khan on setting Molière's classic in his hometown.

The End of the Road or Euston Station Blues

15 June 2018

"I am grateful for the rest but scared that I will never work again." Byron prepares for life after Lear.

Win an evening of food and theatre

15 June 2018

Win a pre-cinema dinner at Côte Brasserie and tickets to see Romeo and Juliet at a cinema near you.

Don Quixote comes to the West End

14 June 2018

David Threlfall and Rufus Hound return to reprise their roles as Don Quixote and his long-suffering companion Sancho Panza.

Ghosts in the workshop

12 June 2018

We've moved out of our Costume Workshop buildings but has everyone left, or are there still some ghostly goings-on?

Which character are you? Take our quiz to find out

12 June 2018

Which character from our 2018 Swan season are you: the Duchess, Miss Littlewood or Mrs Rich? Take the quiz to find out.

Tartuffe Cast and Creatives

8 June 2018

See photos of the cast for Tartuffe, adapted by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto.

Seven faces of Joan Littlewood

5 June 2018

Meet the seven actors playing Joan Littlewood, and seven reasons why they think you should see the show.

Tamburlaine Cast and Creatives

4 June 2018

Find out about the cast and creatives for Christopher Marlowe's ambitious epic Tamburlaine.

The Miss Littlewood plot

29 May 2018

A synopsis of our brand new musical, Miss Littlewood, about the life of revolutionary theatre director Joan Littlewood.

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