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

An exclusive series of online, live events for RSC SubscribersMembers and Patrons. RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran invites some very special guests and RSC Associate and Honorary Associate Artists to join him to talk about Shakespeare, their memories of the RSC and more.

Please note, these events take place on the online platform Zoom. Details of how to watch will be sent by email prior to the event start time. Tickets are free, but we would encourage all ticket buyers to make a donation of £10 to the Keep Your RSC campaign.

Our previous guests were Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter, Patrick Stewart, Alexandra Gilbreath, David Tennant, Adjoa Andoh, Simon Russell Beale, Antony Sher, David Suchet, Juliet Stevenson and Paterson Joseph.

These talks are part of an exclusive series of online, live events for RSC Subscribers, Members and Patrons, and you can catch up on some of the recordings below.

Michael Pennington - 18 January, 6-7pm

Michael joined the RSC in 1964, playing Fortinbras in Hamlet, amongst other roles. He returned to the RSC in 1974 to play Angelo in Measure for Measure, followed by Berowne in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Edgar in King Lear and the title role in Hamlet. He has since played most of Shakespeare’s leading roles and his most recent role with the RSC was as John of Gaunt in Gregory Doran’s production of Richard II.

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Watch talking Shakespeare again

In case you missed it, we are providing videos of the Talking Shakespeare discussions, for RSC Supporters. You can watch the first series on YouTube


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