Join today from £20 to be among the first to book for our 2024 - 25 season.

Booking is now open for ten shows in the first season from our Co-Artistic Directors Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey. We are so excited to share it with you.

As well as eight plays by Shakespeare, the full season offers four brand new plays, a Restoration comedy, a retelling of a classic fairy tale and a story from one of Shakespeare's contemporaries.  

Upcoming Priority Booking

For shows in our season from October 2024 to March 2025 we will open a Priority Booking period in spring 2024. This will include booking for Twelfth Night, Othello, The Red Shoes, The New Real, Hamlet and Edward II.

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Love's Labour's Lost

By William Shakespeare

Bask in the idealism and excess of youth in this sharp, playful and refreshingly contemporary take on Shakespeare's vibrant comedy.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 11 April - 18 May 2024

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The Buddha of Suburbia

A co-production with Wise Children
Based on the novel by Hanif Kureishi
Adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, with Hanif Kureishi

17-year-old Karim's life is about to explode into glorious technicolor as he navigates a path to enlightenment. Or at the very least, Beckenham. 

Swan Theatre, 18 April - 1 June 2024

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By Sanaz Toossi
Presented in association with Kiln Theatre, London
European Premiere

A classroom in Iran. Four adult Classmates grapple with learning English as a foreign language.

The Other Place, 9 May - 1 June 2024

Kiln Theatre, 5 - 29 June 2024

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

By William Shakespeare

Curtains are twitching and tongues are wagging in this fresh new production of Shakespeare's suburban comedy.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 5 June - 7 September 2024

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A co-production with Good Chance
By Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson
A Good Chance commission

Global in scale and personal at heart, Kyoto is the breathless, gripping tale of a moment when, finally, the impossible seemed possible.

Swan Theatre, 18 June - 13 July 2024

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The School For Scandal

By Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The vicious Lady Sneerwell enjoys ruining reputations for pleasure, and her latest target is the young bachelor Charles Surface.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 2 July - 6 September 2024

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By William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's stirring tale of love, hope and miracles marks the RSC debut of Tamara Harvey, our Co-Artistic Director.

Swan Theatre, 26 July - 21 September 2024

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As You Like It

By William Shakespeare

Feel the wind through the trees of the Forest of Arden as you enjoy As You Like It in our outdoor venue, The Holloway Garden Theatre. 

The Holloway Garden Theatre, 18 July - 1 September 2024

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King Lear

By William Shakespeare

Uzhhorod Theatre Company

When Russian invaded Ukraine, thousands of people found refuge in the small town of Uzhhorod in western Ukraine. Local Director Vyacheslav Yehorov saw the parallels between the refugees' experience and the themes of King Lear, and involved them in the creation of this play.

King Lear is performed in Ukrainian without surtitles.

The Other Place, 15 June 2024

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Romeo & Juliet

Northern Ballet
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Directed and devised by Christopher Gable CBE
Choreographed by Massimo Moricone

Don't miss this chance to see ballet on our main stage for the first time in decades. 

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 19 - 28 September 2024

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Priority Booking is just one of the many benefits of becoming an RSC Patron, Member or Subscriber. 

As an RSC Patron, Member or Subscriber, you will also have access to a range of benefits, including events, regular mailings and discounts in the RSC Shop, Riverside Cafe Bar and Rooftop Restaurant. 

Your support as an RSC Patron, Member or Subscriber will be felt by thousands of young people, as well as adults. It creates resources and opportunities for school students as they catch up after a period of disruption. It provides transformative training for teachers in techniques which can improve not just their students’ experiences of Shakespeare, but also their life chances. And it gives the members of our community groups across the country experiences of Shakespeare which can change their lives.

Join today from £20 and help us to continue creating extraordinary theatre experiences for as many people as possible.

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