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RSC RELEASES FULL PROGRAMME FOR COSTUME DAY

26 July 2021

On Friday 20 August 2021, the RSC will host Costume Day, a day-long festival takeover in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, celebrating the newly opened Costume Workshop and the RSC’s costume-making heritage.

RSC ROOFTOP RESTAURANT REOPENS

13 July 2021

The RSC's Rooftop Restaurant reopens to coincide with the first preview of The Comedy of Errors at the Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre

INITIAL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE MAGICIAN’S ELEPHANT

9 July 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced initial casting for The Magician’s Elephant, a new musical by Nancy Harris (book/lyrics) and Marc Teitler (music/lyrics) based on the novel by prize-winning children’s author Kate DiCamillo.

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY PLAYMAKING FESTIVAL LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE PLATFORM

6 July 2021

RSC launches new online platform to showcase the work of over 1,500 young people across the country as part of the annual Playmaking Festival

FIRST IMAGES OF THE LYDIA AND MANFRED GORVY GARDEN THEATRE RELEASED

6 July 2021

RSC YOUNG COMPANY CREATES PERFORMANCE INSPIRED BY MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

28 June 2021

All Mirth and No Matter performs in the Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre on 23 July

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY REVEALS NEW COSTUME WORKSHOP

24 June 2021

The restoration and redevelopment of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Costume Workshop has been completed in the Company’s Stratford-upon-Avon hometown

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY IN LONDON 2021

23 June 2021

RSC returns to Barbican with The Comedy of Errors, plus world premiere of The Mirror and the Light in the West End, and Matilda The Musical returns to the Cambridge Theatre

RSC RELEASES FULL PROGRAMME OF OUTDOOR FAMILY EVENTS FOR SUMMER 2021

16 June 2021

Outdoor Summer activities at the Royal Shakespeare Company

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE RSC’S HENRY VI PART ONE: OPEN REHEARSAL PROJECT

1 June 2021

Casting details are announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Henry VI Part One; Open Rehearsal Project

CASTING AND TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE RSC’S 2021 PRODUCTION OF THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

17 May 2021

Production runs in Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon this summer then tours to Nottingham, Canterbury and Bradford

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIR

28 April 2021

Shriti Vadera announced as new RSC Chair

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2021 PROGRAMME

22 April 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today released full details of its Summer 2021 programme

THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY LAUNCHES ‘INTERVAL DRINKS’ – A NEW PODCAST SERIES

25 March 2021

Podcast guests include Adjoa Andoh, Charlotte Arrowsmith, Justin Audibert, Paul Chahidi, Juliet Gilkes Romero, John Kani and Tim Minchin

RSC ANNOUNCES BBC FOUR BROADCAST OF THE WINTER’S TALE, AND RETURN OF IN-PERSON PERFORMANCES, OPENING WITH NEW OUTDOOR THEATRE STAGING OF THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

12 March 2021

The Winter's Tale to be broadcast on BBC Four in April, and outdoor performances of The Comedy of Errors to play in Stratford this summer

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW TRUSTEE APPOINTMENTS

25 February 2021

Andrew Miller, Amanda Parker, Winsome Pinnock, Justine Themen and Ayanna Thompson announced as new trustees

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