All of our Patrons are invited to a series of exclusive Patrons' Events.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all planned in person patrons' events have been cancelled or postponed. We are currently hosting a programme of exclusive events online.

To become a Patron, or if you have any questions, please contact the Individual Giving Team on Patron@rsc.org.uk.

  • Deep Dive into The Comedy of Errors, Wednesday 12 May 2021, Online

    An interactive online session led by Alex Thorpe, RSC Associate Learning Practitioner and director of our 2018 First Encounters production of The Comedy of Errors, exploring The Comedy of Errors, discussing the themes, language and the process of unlocking Shakespeare through rehearsal and text analysis
  • REHEARSAL PROJECT TALK WITH STUART HAMPTON-REEVES, Monday 17 May 2021, Online

    Ahead of the Henry VI Part One: Open Rehearsal Project, Co-Directors Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley are inviting historians, experts and creatives to explore the production as a foundation for the company before they put the play on its feet. Stuart Hampton-Reeves is Professor of Theatre and Performance at the University of Warwick.

  • HENRY V STREAMING, Wednesday 19 May 2021, Online

    An exclusive online streaming of Gregory Doran’s 2015 production of Henry V, with Alex Hassell in the title role, for Subscribers, Members and Patrons. A great opportunity to remind yourself of where the story ended ahead of the Henry VI Part One: Open Rehearsal Project.

  • THE WARS OF THE ROSES: IN CONVERSATION, Thursday 20 May 2021, Online

    Ahead of the Henry VI Part One: Rehearsal Project, join the Co-Directors Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley for a behind the scenes insight as the Rehearsal Project progresses.

  • REHEARSAL PROJECT TALK WITH LAUREN JOHNSON, Monday 24 May 2021, Online

    Ahead of the Henry VI Part One: Open Rehearsal Project, Co-Directors Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley are inviting historians, experts and creatives to explore the production as a foundation for the Company before they put the play on its feet. Lauren Johnson is the author of Shadow King, a biography of King Henry VI.

  • REHEARSAL PROJECT TALK WITH STEPHEN GREENBLATT, Monday 31 May 2021, Online

    Ahead of the Henry VI Part One: Open Rehearsal Project, Co-Directors Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley are inviting historians, experts and creatives to explore the production as a foundation for the company before they put the play on its feet. Stephen Greenblatt is a literary historian and Shakespeare scholar.

  • A STUDY OF THE TEXT WITH OWEN HORSLEY: HENRY V, 2 and 9 June 2021, Online

    Join Owen Horsley, Co-Director of Henry VI Part One: Rehearsal Project, to explore Shakespeare’s Henry V. Guests will receive advance reading material to familiarise themselves with the play ahead of an evening of discussion and unlocking the language, joined by RSC Actors reading excerpts of text.

  • SHOWCASE DAY, Sunday 15 August 2021, Online

    Back by popular demand, Showcase Day will return this year as an online series of events, combining online talks, workshops and films that will give you a real insight into our work and how it has changed over the past year. Join us for an education workshop around Henry V. This session will run at the same time as an insight into The Magician’s Elephant.

  • THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT PATRONS' CHRISTMAS PARTY, Friday 3 December 2021, The Other Place

    With the arrival of our wonderful Christmas 2020 production, The Magician’s Elephant, please join us for a very special Patrons’ Christmas Party, with a pre-show drinks and canape reception followed by the performance and post-show celebration with the Company.

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