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.

Fundraiser for Ukraine

18 May 2022

Nearly £30,000 was raised to help those affected by the war in Ukraine at a special event in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre this month.

Visit a world-leading theatre collection

17 May 2022

Places are still available this week to visit our Shakespeare and theatre collection as part of a tour for Wednesday's International Museum Day.

Swan Theatre update

13 May 2022

With the Swan Theatre staying closed until 2023, find out about the work we're doing to prepare the space for reopening.

Interval Drinks podcast

12 May 2022

We launch series two with star of stage and screen David Tennant in conversation with Mark Quartley, who is currently playing Henry VI.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

4 May 2022

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with the Royal Shakespeare Company at events across Stratford-upon-Avon during May half term and the bank holiday weekend.

Sasha the Rebel

12 May 2022

Sasha explains how being part of Shakespeare Nation has brought her back to the stage and the world of theatre.

Catch up with our 37 Plays podcast

10 May 2022

Get inspiration for our national playwriting project with the first episodes of the 37 Plays podcast, hosted by playwright Mark Ravenhill.

Watch Henry VI Part One online

5 May 2022

See the start of the Wars of the Roses trilogy, directed by Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley, as we make Henry VI Part One available on demand.

The Dell

10 May 2022

Bring your performance to The Dell - apply now to be part of our summer 2022 season of outdoor performances in Stratford-upon-Avon.

A unique pair of rebels

5 May 2022

Angela and Emerode are both performing in Henry VI: Rebellion. In a first for the show, these rebels are a teacher and student from the same school.

Richard III cast and creatives

4 May 2022

See the full cast for the upcoming production of Richard III, including Rosie Sheehy's return to the company.


3 May 2022

Watch Arthur Hughes in the trailer for Richard III.

Theatre tours

3 May 2022

Sharing the magic: our theatre tours of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre are up and running.

What's on in May

29 April 2022

This month sees the return of our theatre tours, a fundraiser for Ukraine, and the always popular Patrons' Showcase Day.

Aamer the Rebel

28 April 2022

Aamer talks about being part of Norwich's Shakespeare Nation group and preparing to take to the stage in Henry VI: Rebellion.

Winter 2022 in Stratford and London

27 April 2022

This winter we are bringing a world premiere to London and the return of a critically-acclaimed adaptation to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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