Latest Press Releases

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

We are following all government guidelines around the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes the temporary cancellation of our performances, events and other activities. Our staffing is significantly reduced at the moment and remaining staff are working from home, so please bear with us if we’re a little slower than usual to reply.

RSC OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES EXTENDED

3 September 2020

Socially distanced ‘pop-up’ performances to run throughout September in the Dell Gardens

RSC RESPONDS TO THE NEWS OF ANDRÉ PTASZYNSKI'S DEATH

31 July 2020

Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director and Catherine Mallyon, Executive Director respond to the news

Celebrate summer in Stratford-upon-Avon with the RSC

28 July 2020

Socially distanced ‘pop-up’ Shakespeare, the Riverside Cafe and Rocket re-open for takeaway service and RSC Summer School goes online

RSC ACTORS DO THEIR BIT TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH COVID-19 CRISIS

17 July 2020

Highlights from our nationwide Homework Help initiative which saw over 100,000 people receive advice on performing and studying Shakespeare from RSC actors and alumni.

RSC CONFIRMS RESCHEDULED PROGRAMME FOR WINTER 2021

14 July 2020

Public Booking re-opens Wednesday 12 August at 10am for The Magician’s Elephant and The Wars of the Roses.

Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart launch Talking Shakespeare at the RSC

8 July 2020

Joining Gregory Doran for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.

RSC PLAYMAKING FESTIVAL MOVES ONLINE

23 June 2020

Annual Playmaking Festival moves online as RSC and Samsung deliver creative challenges for young people inspired by experience of living in lockdown.

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ISSUES FURTHER RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

2 June 2020

All future 2020 planned performances postponed, and our ambition to reopen Royal Shakespeare Theatre this autumn for rescheduled 2020 spring performances

RSC’s Critically acclaimed production of Romeo and Juliet to premiere on BBC Four

29 May 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Romeo and Juliet (2019) will be broadcast on BBC Four at 9pm on Sunday 7 June as part of Culture in Quarantine, it was announced today.

RSC Actors Give Homework Help on National Thank a Teacher Day

20 May 2020

With no date for schools to fully reopen in the UK, thousands of young people and families are continuing to home school. The #RSCHomeworkHelp initiative received hundreds of questions from young people studying Shakespeare.

RSC ACTORS HELP STUDENTS STUDYING SHAKESPEARE UNDER LOCKDOWN

27 April 2020

As part of the newly launched Royal Shakespeare Community initiative, RSC artists help to unlock Shakespeare for thousands of children and young people studying at home.

AUDIENCES ACROSS THE GLOBE GET CREATIVE FOR SHAKESPEARE’S VIRTUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

23 April 2020

In celebration of William Shakespeare’s 456th birthday, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today unveiled the results of its largest ever digital celebration by audiences.

RSC LAUNCHES LARGEST EVER CELEBRATION OF SHAKESPEARE BY AUDIENCES IN ITS HISTORY

15 April 2020

David Tennant and a raft of RSC actors back the launch with performance of All The World's A Stage

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY UPDATED RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

9 April 2020

All performances, events and exhibitions cancelled up to and incl 30 June 2020.

RSC & MARQUEE TV ANNOUNCE ONLINE ‘PREMIERE’ & ‘WATCH-ALONG’ OF TWELFTH NIGHT TO MARK WORLD THEATRE DAY

27 March 2020

Audiences are invited to tweet along during the 'premiere' of Twelfth Night at 7.15pm on 11 April.

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR RSC PRODUCTIONS OF EUROPEANA, PEER GYNT AND BLINDNESS AND SEEING, PART OF PROJEKT EUROPA

19 February 2020

Maria Åberg and Judith Gerstenberg co-curate PROJEKT EUROPA, a season of work exploring, celebrating and interrogating our relationship with Europe.

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