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.

School pupils get backstage work experience

13 December 2019

We welcomed 24 school pupils to our Next Generation backstage programme this week, to get practical experience of making theatre.

What to do before a London show

12 December 2019

Some of the cast from our Barbican season of Shakespeare share their ideas and tips for making the most of a day out in London.

How to Make and Perform in a Musical

11 December 2019

Two new weekends of theatre training for amateur community and non-professional theatre makers looking at musical theatre.

A birthday, some coffee and a disco

10 December 2019

Amy and the rest of the acting company are finding their feet at The Barbican, for the London run of the three shows.

The Boy in the Dress trailer

10 December 2019

Watch the onstage trailer for The Boy in the Dress from the book by David Walliams with music and lyrics by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers, book by Mark Ravenhill

Accessible and inclusive tourism award shortlisting

9 December 2019

We have been shortlisted for West Midlands Tourism's Accessible and Inclusive award, for making our theatres and performances accessible to as many people as possible.

The Whip Cast and Creatives

5 December 2019

We announce the full cast of The Whip, written by Juliet Gilkes Romero.

A Recipe for a sustainable restaurant

4 December 2019

How we made our restaurant more sustainable this year, from the ingredients we use, to our cooking processes and how our food is served.

Wrap up your Christmas shopping with the RSC

3 December 2019

Whether you're buying for your Secret Santa or family members young and old, we have something perfect in the RSC shop.

Thank you on Giving Tuesday

3 December 2019

Today is #GivingTuesday and we wanted to thank the thousands of people, from around the world, who have supported us over the last year.

Who tells our stories?

2 December 2019

"This is auspicious." Playwright Juliet Gilkes Romero blogs about starting rehearsals for The Whip on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

The Boy in the Dress opening night

29 November 2019

We celebrated the opening night of our brand new musical and welcomed a host of stars along the green carpet.

What's on in December

28 November 2019

Whether you love or loathe Christmas, we've got you covered this December, with festive meals, great shows and days out for the family.

A story transformed by music

27 November 2019

David Walliams talks about how it feels to see his much-loved children’s book turned into a musical. Plus hear some music from The Boy in the Dress.

Charlotte Randle

26 November 2019

The King John actor talks to Viv Graver about onstage and off-stage motherhood and playing a tough woman.

Free entry to The Play's The Thing

21 November 2019

Bring a National Lottery ticket to our Box Office from Saturday 23 November - Sunday 1 December for free entry to our exhibition of theatre making.

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