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.

MAJOR ENDOWMENT SECURES FUTURE OF RSC EDUCATION

2 December 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has received a major grant from Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) to support the future of the Company’s highly regarded work in schools across the UK

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW ADVENT WINDOW TRAIL

26 November 2020

• Living ‘Advent’ calendar to shine a light on local businesses and community groups this festive season.

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES WINTER 2020 PROGRAMME

12 November 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced details of its Winter 2020 programme which includes a newly commissioned series of Tales for Winter running from Saturday 5 December 2020 to Saturday 23 January 2021.

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY PRESIDENT ATTENDS ONLINE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

9 November 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s President, HRH The Prince of Wales, joined RSC Board Members, Governors and Honorary Governors at the Company’s Annual General Meeting, which covered the financial year 2019 - 2020

UNLOCKING SHAKESPEARE AT HOME AND IN THE CLASSROOM

9 November 2020

How the RSC is supporting teachers to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning in an age of Covid-19

TALKING SHAKESPEARE RETURNS WITH IAN MCKELLEN, HELEN MIRREN & DAVID OYELOWO

9 November 2020

2nd series of ‘Talking Shakespeare’ confirmed; Intimate online conversations with Artistic Director, Gregory Doran featuring Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, David Oyelowo, Roger Allam and Jane Lapotaire

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY TO FOCUS 2021 STATFORD-UPON-AVON PROGRAMME IN ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE

6 October 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company will focus its programming in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford-upon-Avon over the coming year, with the Swan Theatre and The Other Place remaining closed until 2022

HISTORY RE-VISITED THIS OCTOBER AT THE RSC

1 October 2020

New audio dramatisations of Juliet Gilkes-Romero’s The Whip and Tom Morton-Smith's Oppenheimer released online this October

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

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