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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

We are following all government guidelines around the Covid-19 pandemic, which includes the temporary cancellation of our in-person performances, events and other activities. Our staffing is 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.

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

LIVE PERFORMANCE AND GAMING TECHNOLOGY COME TOGETHER TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE FOR AUDIENCES AND LIVE THEATRE ​

8 February 2021

Dream is a live, online performance which leads the way in future audience experience

RSC’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF ROMEO AND JULIET RETURNS TO BBC TWO AS PART OF BBC LOCKDOWN LEARNING

1 February 2021

Romeo and Juliet broadcast on BBC Two at 2pm on Tues 9 February, then available on iPlayer

RSC OFFERS RESOURCES TO PUPILS LEARNING AT HOME AND TEACHERS DELIVERING LESSONS ONLINE

26 January 2021

Resources include free access to Michael Morpurgo's Tales from Shakespeare, and Activity Toolkits with videos from RSC actors.

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY TO RECEIVE GOVERNMENT CULTURE RECOVERY FUND REPAYABLE FINANCE

15 December 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced that the Company has been successful in an application for repayable finance to the government’s Culture Recovery Fund

NEW LIVE STREAMED EVENTS ANNOUNCED FOR JANUARY 2021 AT THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE

7 December 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today announced further details of its Tales for Winter 2020/21 programme

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

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