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.

Get the latest updates on our temporary closure and the impact of Covid-19.

The Comedy of Errors production photos

23 July 2021

See the production photos for The Comedy of Errors, performed in the temporary, outdoor Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre.

The Mirror and the Light Cast and Creatives

22 July 2021

See the cast and creative team for The Mirror and the Light, playing at the Gielgud Theatre from September.

What we did in the pandemic

19 July 2021

Find out how our performances, outreach projects and education work continued even while the theatre doors were closed.

Shakespeare's weddings - happily ever after?

19 July 2021

As Next Generation ACT's All Mirth and No Matter explores Claudio and Hero's marriage in Much Ado, we take a closer look at Shakespeare's weddings.

Online Summer School

19 July 2021

Find out about tickets, speakers and sessions for our celebrated annual RSC Summer School, which this year is taking place entirely online.

‘Escaping isolation’ - bringing the Bard into the open air

16 July 2021

After waiting 16 months to bring The Comedy of Errors to life, Assistant Director Hal Chambers has to isolate for the final rehearsals.

Britain's best open air theatres

12 July 2021

To celebrate the opening of the Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre this week, we take a look at some of the great open air theatres around the UK.

An opening night like no other

5 July 2021

As The Comedy of Errors prepares to open, Director Phillip Breen talks about getting ready for a live audience with a play about families reuniting.

Playmaking Festival showcases 1,500 young people's work

Explore the interactive map to watch themed performances inspired by Shakespeare's plays, by children and adults across the country.

Unpacking severed heads and glittering caskets

1 July 2021

We’re unpacking our collection of props in their new home, coming close-up to some incredible craftsmanship as well as a few surprises.

Rooftop Restaurant to reopen

30 June 2021

We're just days away from reopening our Rooftop Restaurant on 13 July. Find out what's on offer and how you can book.

All of Bradford's a Stage

28 June 2021

Watch as Shakespeare Nation participants perform "All the world's a stage" across Bradford, in a range of locations and languages.

Comedy around the country

22 June 2021

Our new production of The Comedy of Errors will be heading out on a short tour before making its way to the Barbican in London.

Watch the latest Matilda trailer

As we prepare to bring Matilda back to the West End, here's some never before seen footage from the show.

Next Generation Introduces

21 June 2021

We are working with Samsung to create a series of films exploring a range of theatre careers. Our two new films look at Lighting and Marketing.

The Comedy of Errors Rehearsal Photos

16 June 2021

See rehearsal photos for The Comedy of Errors, coming to the Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre from 13 July.

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