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.

Conversation with Gregory Doran

16 November 2018

Charlotte talks to the Troilus and Cressida Director about the production, auditioning for Deaf actors and how he approached the play for rehearsals.

A Christmas Carol rehearsal photos

2 October 2017

See Aden Gillett as Ebenezer Scrooge rehearsing alongside the rest of the Company in rehearsal for A Christmas Carol

In Conversation with the cast

15 October 2018

Charlotte talks to actors Gabby Wong, Dan Burke and Leigh Quinn about their experiences of rehearsals, the show and what working with a Deaf actor is like for them.

Love Theatre Day

14 November 2018

Today (14 November) is Love Theatre Day – it’s a chance to celebrate theatre and everything we love about it.

Camera rehearsal

14 November 2018

Ahead of the Troilus and Cressida live cinema broadcast, Charlotte goes inside the recording truck and then backstage to see the set up for the camera rehearsal.

Tributes to Cicely Berry

13 November 2018

We share some of the moving tributes to Cicely Berry, our former Head of Voice, from her colleagues and friends.

Wigs and sign names

12 November 2018

Catch up with Charlotte in the wig room and see the rest of the Troilus and Cressida cast backstage.

Timon of Athens rehearsal photos

8 November 2018

View our rehearsal photos from Timon of Athens directed by Simon Godwin.

In conversation with Esther

9 November 2018

Charlotte and Esther, playing sisters in Troilus and Cressida, talk about the unique process they went through to develop their relationship in the play.

Ian McKellen on Stage

9 November 2018

Ian McKellen returns to Stratford-upon-Avon for two special performances in July 2019.

All aboard Birmingham - train and show tickets for under £20

8 November 2018

We’ve partnered with West Midlands Railway to show how easy it is to get from Birmingham to Stratford to see a play. If you buy a train ticket and a Rush ticket the whole experience could come in at under £20.

Sheila Reid

6 November 2018

Actor Sheila Reid talks to Viv Graver about how she became an actor and her current role as Thersites in Troilus and Cressida.

Shakespeare Learning Zone shortlisted for award

5 November 2018

Our education site, the Shakespeare Learning Zone, has been shortlisted as a finalist at the Bett Awards 2019.

Behind the Scenes of Troilus and Cressida

1 November 2018

We go behind the scenes to look at music, motorbikes, wigs and wardrobe. See how a show comes together and the people who make it happen from backstage.

The Comedy of Errors where children rule the world

31 October 2018

Our show for seven to 13-year-olds tours schools and theatres with a playful, youth-led world ruled by children and teenagers.

Press night

29 October 2018

The press night performance of Troilus and Cressida, and Charlotte shares some bad news about her dog, Oscar.

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