Behind the scenes stories, recordings, news and images from recent special events.

RSC Actor and Education Practitioner, Eloise Secker, leads a workshop on Showcase Day 2019

Timon of Athens Online Stream

Find out how you can watch our 2018 production of Timon of Athens ahead of the release of the DVD.

Talking Shakespeare

Join Gregory Doran and special guests as they talk about Shakespeare.

Sonnets in Solitude

When Covid-19 has closed theatres and performances of Shakespeare's plays are suspended, our Artistic Director Gregory Doran turns to the playwright's poetry.

Share Your Shakespeare

The largest ever celebration of Shakespeare by audiences in our history.

Twelfth Night: Trailer Behind-the-Scenes

Glimpse behind the scenes at our trailer and image shoot for Twelfth Night

Stitch In Time: Meet the Designer

In March we hosted an event for RSC Stitch In Time supporters where RSC Associate Designer, Tom Piper gave a history of his RSC productions.

Director Talk: The Whip

Director Kimberly Sykes and Writer Juliet Gilkes Romero sit down with Islam Issa to discuss The Whip.

Director Talk: King John

Eleanor Rhode discuss her adaption of King John currently playing in the Swan Theatre.

The Whip cast by Katherine Pearce

Katherine Pearce is currently performing in The Whip and shared with us her drawings of the company.

Creative Talk: The Boy in the Dress

Talk with the Creative Team of The Boy in the Dress.

Director Talk: Kunene and the King

Talk with Director Janice Honeyman and Writer and Actor John Kani which was recorded last year.

Patrons' Evening 2019

We had two successful Patrons' Evenings in 2019, here we share photos from both of these events.

David Walliams on The Boy in the Dress

David Walliams spoke to Terri Paddock about his inspiration for The Boy in the Dress.

Stitch In Time Two Years On

A review of our recent Stitch In Time Two Years on event held at The Other Place in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Hannah Khalil on Gertrude Bell

Who was Gertrude Bell and what is A Museum in Baghdad about?

Patrons' Summer Party

We held our first ever Patrons' Summer Party on Friday 9 August. It was a wonderful event and lovely to see so many of you there. See photos form the event here.

Ian McKellen Gala Photos

On Sunday 21 July Ian McKellen performed his once man show at the RSC. Read more about the event and see pictures from the Gala.


Measure for Measure Insight Video

Gregory Doran talks about the setting of his production of Measure for Measure and a first look at Stephen Brimson Lewis' designs.

Q and A Crooked Dances

Q and A with Robin French, writer of Crooked Dances

Q and A with Gregory Doran about Measure for Measure

RSC Artistic Director talks about his production of Measure for Measure

Director Talk: The Provoked Wife

Phillip Breen sits down to discuss his production of The Provoked Wife.

Showcase Day 2019

Highlights from our 2019 Showcase Day.

Director Talk: The Taming of the Shrew

Director of The Taming of the Shrew, Justin Audibert sits down to discuss his interpretation of the current RSC production.

The Provoked Wife: Costume Designs

The Provoked Wife has just begun its run in our Swan Theatre. Phillip Breen directs this Restoration romp that shocked 17th century society. Here we share with you some of the costumes designs by the productions Costume Designer Mark Bailey.

The Provoked Wife Director Phillip Breen Discusses the Play

Phillip Breen, Director of The Provoked Wife, discusses the play, its history and its legacy.

Director Talk: As You Like It

Director Talk from our most recent production of As You Like It, directed by Kimberley Sykes

Kunene and the King: Programme Exclusive

A behind the scenes look at the RSC's latest production Kunene and the King.

Photos from Patrons' Events

See images from a range of Patrons' events, in Stratford-upon-Avon and elsewhere.

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