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.

Take a terrifying theatre tour this Halloween

23 October 2018

Book now for a post-show Ghost Tour or an after-hours trip to the top of the Tower to hear spooky stories about the theatre and its surroundings.

Time to Listen report raises alarm bells on arts provision in schools

22 October 2018

Arts journalist Michael Coveney reports on the implications of our #Timetolisten report highlighting the imports of arts and cultural education in schools.

The Dell

19 October 2018

Apply now to perform at The Dell, our outdoor stage in Avonbank Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon.

James Clyde

16 October 2018

Tartuffe and Tamburlaine actor James Clyde talks to Viv Graver about tragedy, comedy and the immediacy of theatre.

"It's a way of coming out of my shell"

Why we're calling for more funding for creative subjects in schools, to stop the arts being squeezed out of the curriculum.

Troilus and Cressida Production Photos

16 October 2018

See Gregory Doran's Mad Max, post-apocalyptic inspired world come to life on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage in Troilus and Cressida.

Time To Listen

15 October 2018

Find out about the results of a study demonstrating the huge benefits of taking arts and education seriously.

Settling in at lovely Stratford

15 October 2018

Charlotte and Oscar have moved to Stratford and she experiences the music of Troilus and Cressida for the first time.

Don Quixote rehearsal photos

12 October 2018

Watch the cast, including David Threlfall and Rufus Hound, in rehearsal for Don Quixote in the West End.

Final week in London

12 October 2018

Charlotte describes the final days of rehearsals in London and talks through some of the creative choices as the cast prepare to move to Stratford.

Magic Leap Fellowships

10 October 2018

We are offering six students the opportunity to discover the potential future of theatre using Magic Leap spatial computing technology.

Maydays Trailer

10 October 2018

Find out what the audience thought of our new production of Maydays at The Other Place

A few weeks in at rehearsals

9 October 2018

Charlotte and Esther work together on a difficult scene for Troilus and Cressida, but get a brilliant reaction from their rehearsal room audience.

In conversation with Brian Duffy

4 October 2018

Charlotte introduces Brian Duffy and explains how they are working together to create a visual script for Troilus and Cressida.

The first two weeks

1 October 2018

Charlotte sums up the first two weeks in rehearsals and her experience so far.

Virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie in rehearsal

1 October 2018

Find out more about Evelyn Glennie's work on the music for Troilus and Cressida with behind-the-scenes pictures and audio from her studio.

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