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.

Pericles to transfer to Chicago Shakespeare Theater

9 April 2024

We're heading back to Chicago for the first time in 30 years with Tamara Harvey’s RSC directing debut, Pericles.

Cast and Creatives The Merry Wives of Windsor

8 April 2024

Meet the cast and creative team for The Merry Wives of Windsor

Behind the scenes

5 April 2024

Take a sneaky peak into Emma Rice's rehearsal room for The Buddha of Suburbia.

Behind the Scenes Love's Labour's Lost

2 April 2024

Get a behind the scenes look at Bridgerton's Luke Thompson and the cast of Love's Labour's Lost in rehearsal.

What's on in April

22 March 2024

Shakespeare’s birthday month is big news for us this year! Not only is it the playwright’s 460th birthday, but we are opening the first two plays of our brand new season.

New Matilda The Musical cast

Anna Deikalo, Ava Posniak and Sophia Saravanan will join Estella Evans in the title role.

Theatre Makers Taster Day - with Wise Children

8 March 2024

Take part in a free practical workshop. Experience first-hand how Wise Children build an ensemble and create their critically acclaimed shows.

Wise Children/RSC Technical Backstage Course

26 March 2024

A three day technical programme of workshops with teams behind the making of The Buddha of Suburbia.

Boundless as the Sea | Cast and creatives

25 March 2024

A unique blend of Shakespeare’s iconic love scenes.

Miss Littlewood | Cast and creatives

25 March 2024

Anti-establishment, visionary, rude and glorious, Joan Littlewood was the anarchic revolutionary of 20th century who fired the imagination of a generation.

Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations

18 March 2024

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday on Saturday 20 April with free performances and events around the RSC. Drop in to see us!

Meet the Company

7 March 2024

Find out more about the First Encounters cast and creative team, their careers, the industry and what they love about it.

Free guided tours for National Lottery Open Week

4 March 2024

Show your National Lottery ticket and get a free guided tour from 9 to 17 March 2024.

The Buddha of Suburbia Cast & Creatives

4 March 2024

See the full cast and creative team for The Buddha of Suburbia.

"Talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not"

22 February 2024

New research reveals ground-breaking insights into the impact arts learning has on young people’s language development and confidence.

Unlocking Shakespeare: Practice Makes Perfect

22 February 2024

Jane Nead, Research Intern, considers how active approaches to learning, practised by teachers, impact upon young people’s understanding of Shakespeare’s plays.

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