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As You Like It
Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind…
Director Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
14 February - 31 August 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 14 February to 31 August 2019
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

CHARLES DICKENS
A NEW ADAPTATION BY DAVID EDGAR

The smash hit of Christmas 2017 returns to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. This festive tale of redemption and compassion is one of the most loved short stories ever written, adapted by one of our greatest living writers.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
4 December 2018 - 20 January 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 4 December 2018 to 20 January 2019
The Comedy of Errors: First Encounters

The Comedy of Errors: First Encounters

William Shakespeare

First Encounters with Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors is a twin-tastic 90 minutes of comic confusion and mistaken identity aimed at 7 to 13 year olds, but hugely entertaining whatever your age.
Young performers from across the country join a professional cast in this unique collaboration between the RSC, our Regional Theatre Partners and Associate Schools.
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On Tour
Various venues
across the UK
Until 7 December 2018
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Until 7 December 2018
Don Quixote

Don Quixote

Adapted by James Fenton from the novel by Miguel de Cervantes

After a lifetime of reading books on chivalry, Don Quixote takes up his sword and embarks on a quest of his own. Hopelessly unprepared and increasingly losing his grip on reality, his calamitous adventures seem further and further away from his books’ romantic ideal. Cervantes' comic novel is newly adapted for the stage by James Fenton and directed by Angus Jackson.
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Garrick Theatre
London
Until 2 February 2019
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London
Until 2 February 2019
Kunene and the King
South Africa, 2019. 25 years since the first post-Apartheid democratic elections, two men from contrasting walks of life are thrust together to reflect on a quarter century of change.
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
21 March - 23 April 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 21 March to 23 April 2019
Macbeth

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company.
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Barbican
London
Until 18 January 2019
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London
Until 18 January 2019
Matilda The Musical
Roald Dahl's

Matilda The Musical

Book: Dennis Kelly
Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical tells the tale of an extraordinary girl who is determined to change her own story, even if it means being a little bit naughty...
Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical continues to delight audiences in London. Matilda began its first UK & Ireland Tour in March 2018.
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London

Cambridge Theatre
BOOKING UNTIL OCTOBER 2019

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UK & Ireland Tour

UNTIL AUGUST 2019

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London, Other venues
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Measure For Measure
Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs this new production.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
28 June - 29 August 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 28 June to 29 August 2019
The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare

John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor…
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Barbican
London
7 December 2018 - 5 January 2019
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London
From 7 December 2018 to 5 January 2019
The Provoked Wife
Director Philip Breen brings his comedy Midas touch to this outspoken Restoration romp that shocked 17th Century society.
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
2 May - 7 September 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 2 May to 7 September 2019
Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

William Shakespeare

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.
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Barbican
London
Until 19 January 2019
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On Tour
Various venues
across the UK
29 January - 23 March 2019
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London, Other venues
Until 23 March 2019
Tamburlaine

Tamburlaine

Christopher Marlowe

One of the first big hits of the English stage, Tamburlaine is a portrait of power at its most charismatic and violent. Michael Boyd returns to the RSC for the first time since leaving as Artistic Director in 2012 to direct this ambitious epic.
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 1 December 2018
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 1 December 2018
The Taming of the Shrew
We turn Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power, directed by Justin Audibert.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
8 March - 31 August 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 8 March to 31 August 2019
Tartuffe

Tartuffe

MOLIÈRE
A NEW VERSION BY ANIL GUPTA & RICHARD PINTO

Moliere’s classic is brought bang up to date in this brand new version by BAFTA and Emmy-Award winning writers, Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto (The Office, Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars at No. 42).

Tartuffe has the gift of the gab. A spirituality. A certain aura about him….that comes only when you claim to have Allah on your side, hundreds of Twitter followers and access to the family’s bank account.

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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 23 February 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 23 February 2019
Timon of Athens

Timon of Athens

William Shakespeare

Poignant, funny and bitter, this a rare chance to see Shakespeare's most modern creation: a story of how the world moves from privilege to poverty with heart-breaking speed. Simon Godwin returns to direct Kathryn Hunter as Timon in Shakespeare’s sharp satire on wealth, greed and betrayal.
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
7 December 2018 - 22 February 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 7 December 2018 to 22 February 2019
Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences. Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 17 November 2018
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 17 November 2018
Venice Preserved
A fast-paced version of this Restoration tragedy, directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
24 May - 7 September 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
From 24 May to 7 September 2019

Events

As You Like It Patrons’ Drinks

As You Like It Patrons’ Drinks

Come into the forest and dare to change your state of mind, as you join us for pre-show drinks before director Kimberley Sykes takes you through a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.

If you would like to join us, please contact Kate Perry to be added to the guest list for pre-show drinks and arrange performance tickets for you. If you already have tickets booked for this particular performance, please do notify us and we would be delighted if you could join us for complimentary drinks beforehand.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
6pm, Thursday 11 July 2019
Baby and Toddler Group

Baby and Toddler Group

10.15 – 10.55am

Take part in our Shakespeare-inspired, baby sensory sessions. The term will feature a play or theme from Shakespeare and each week will explore different textures, colours and sounds at your child’s pace. Our practitioners will use an exciting range of multi-sensory experiences, including music and dance to encourage exploration and spark imaginations.

Children must be accompanied by a parent/carer.
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The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
14 January - 4 March 2019
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The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
14 January - 4 March 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Selected dates, next: 14 January 2019
Birthday Weekend Afternoon Tea

Birthday Weekend Afternoon Tea

Come and celebrate the Birthday Weekend with a traditional afternoon tea at The Other Place, with tea and cake with the Company.
The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
27 April 2019

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Stratford-upon-Avon
27 April 2019
Birthday Weekend archive screening of The Cherry Orchard

Birthday Weekend archive screening of The Cherry Orchard

Join us for the Birthday Weekend archive screening of The Cherry Orchard, the wonderful 1962 production directed by Michael Elliott. The first RSC production made for the BBC and starring Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Judi Dench and Ian Holm, this is a rare chance to see our most beloved Shakespearean actors in their early roles.
Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
28 April 2019

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Stratford-upon-Avon
28 April 2019
Director Talks

Director Talks

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
10 December 2018
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
12 December 2018
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
20 February 2019
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
18 March 2019
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
29 March 2019
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
8 May 2019
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
29 May 2019
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
3 July 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Selected dates, next: 10 December 2018
Dressing Up Box

Dressing Up Box

Dress-up with a range of special props from the RSC Costume Store. The permanent dressing-up box is based on the ground floor of the theatre and is for all ages.
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Cloakroom, RST, Stratford-upon-Avon
All day, every day
Explorer Passes

Explorer Passes

Experience the very best of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Purchase one of our new Explorer Passes and enjoy the stunning views of Shakespeare’s home town from the top of the Tower; take a journey through 100 years of theatre-making secrets at our new exhibition, The Play’s The Thing; and explore the public and private areas of our buildings on a guided Theatre Tour all on one day.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
31 March 2019
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31 March 2019
Ian McKellen on Stage

Ian McKellen on Stage

This event is sold out

Ian McKellen takes to the stage in a seven-month nationwide tour performing his one man show on 80 stages to celebrate his 80th birthday. He’ll visit Stratford-upon-Avon for two performances, and all proceeds go to support our Stitch In Time campaign. On the stage with his memories, Ian will delight audiences recounting some of the hilarious anecdotes of life in the Royal Shakespeare Company. As a regular in the Company for over 40 years, among the stories of his long and acclaimed career, you can expect some Shakespeare highlights and favourite speeches.
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
21 July 2019
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
21 July 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
21 July 2019
Live at the RSC: Awake, Arise

Live at the RSC: Awake, Arise

Join us at The Other Place for an evening of festive folk music. Five of the English folk scene’s most inventive artists come together for an unmissable one-off collaboration. Awake, Arise celebrates the richness of our winter traditions and the joy music and song brings, even in the darkest of seasons. The line-up comprises award-winning trio Lady Maisery, and the musical partnership of Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith.
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Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
16 December 2018
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Stratford-upon-Avon
16 December 2018
Live at the RSC: Faustus

Live at the RSC: Faustus

'One of Britain’s outstanding folk bands', Faustus, return to The Other Place for an evening of live music. The line-up brings together Benji Kirkpatrick, Saul Rose and Paul Sartin, three highly accomplished musicians, who between them have performed as part of Bellowhead, Seth Lakeman Band and the cast of War Horse (National Theatre).
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Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
17 November 2018
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Stratford-upon-Avon
17 November 2018
Morton Hall Open Gardens

Morton Hall Open Gardens

Following the great success of last year’s Open Days, we are joining Morton Hall Gardens next spring to host the first tulip festival in the Midlands. Immerse yourself in the glory of tulips in borders, colourful pots and cut flower displays, with expert advice from Bloms Bulbs, winner of 67 Chelsea Gold Medals. Away from the stunning tulips, enjoy a peaceful stroll through Morton Hall’s woodland gardens with their gentle spring displays. Longer walks lead through the parkland meadow where camassias and alliums stand out from a sea of wildflowers. Refreshments and weather-proof seating will be on offer in a large marquee, as well as a display of original Royal Shakespeare Company costumes. For those who would like to come back and see the gardens at other times during the season, there is the possibility to book an appointment. For booking availability and more information about Morton Hall Gardens, please visit mortonhallgardens.co.uk.
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Morton Hall Gardens
Redditch
4 - 6 May 2019
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UK venues
Selected dates, next: 4 May 2019
Patrons' Summer Party

Patrons' Summer Party

We have some exciting programming lined up for Winter 2019 to be announced early next year and hope you will all join us for our annual Stratford-upon-Avon Patrons’ Evening a little later than usual in the calendar. With that in mind, we are delighted to introduce this new event into the Patrons’ event programme. The Summer Party will begin with a drinks reception, followed by a performance of Measure for Measure and a post-show celebration with the Company.
The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
9 August 2019

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Stratford-upon-Avon
9 August 2019
Patrons: Your Year Ahead

Patrons: Your Year Ahead

Back by popular demand, Patrons: Your Year Ahead is our chance to tell you about the RSC’s plans for the next 12 months, our priorities for the future and how your support directly influences our work. Hear more from our senior team before enjoying a cup of tea or coffee after the event. Gold Patrons are also invited to join our speakers for tea, coffee and further questions after the event.
Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
19 January 2019

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Stratford-upon-Avon
19 January 2019
Play Cart

Play Cart

The Play Cart is full of fun activities for all ages to enjoy whilst visiting the theatre. From colouring to making masks, there's a new adventure to be made every time you come.
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Riverside Cafe, RST, Stratford-upon-Avon
All day, every day
Post Show Talk

Post Show Talk

Stay on after the performance for this discussion with members of the acting company. Find out more about the show you’ve just seen and ask the actors your questions.

The Post Show Talk is open to ticket holders for that day’s performance and entry is free with your show ticket. The Talk begins a few minutes after the performance ends, and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

Find out when the Post Show Talks are happening by clicking the Find Out More link.
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RSC Friends Events

RSC Friends Events

Join the RSC Friends for access to special events including Q&As with actors and directors, and overnight literary-themed trips, plus festive gatherings and celebrations to mark Shakespeare’s Birthday, and opportunities to volunteer and fundraise.
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Stratford Methodist Church
16 November 2018

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Upper Circle Bar, RST
12 January 2019

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UK venues
Selected dates, next: 16 November 2018
Second Saturdays: Free Family Activities

Second Saturdays: Free Family Activities

1 - 3pm, suitable for all ages.

Free family activities for all ages, every second Saturday of the month at The Other Place. Join us at The Other Place in Susie's Cafe Bar to find free family activities inspired by Shakespeare and theatre making.

Free, no booking required.
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The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
8 December 2018 - 9 March 2019
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Selected dates, next: 8 December 2018
Showcase Day

Showcase Day

Join us for Showcase Day 2019, one of our best-loved events, giving you a flavour of the many facets of what happens behind the scenes at the RSC. From presentations to demonstrations, workshops to In Conversations with the companies working on our productions, it is a fascinating and insightful day.
Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
12 May 2019

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Stratford-upon-Avon
12 May 2019
Society and the Individual

Society and the Individual

Debates Series

A series of discussion events exploring the nature of individuality within society, inspired by Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It and Measure for Measure.
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Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
25 April 2019
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Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
30 May 2019
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Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
8 August 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Selected dates, next: 25 April 2019
Spark Young Writers Group

Spark Young Writers Group

A writing group for young people aged 12 to 16 who are interested in creative writing, from poems and plays to stories or songs. The sessions will be led by prize-winning novelist Amanda Smyth.
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Studio Theatre@The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
17 November 2018 - 16 March 2019

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Public Booking opens on 6 Aug

The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
13 April - 8 June 2019
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Selected dates, next: 17 November 2018
The Taming of the Shrew Director Talk and nightcap

The Taming of the Shrew Director Talk and nightcap

As the RSC opens the new Summer season with The Taming of the Shrew, come along and hear more from the production’s Director, Justin Audibert, in the auditorium before the show. The performance will be followed by a nightcap with the Company.
Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
18 March 2019

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Stratford-upon-Avon
18 March 2019
The Provoked Wife Patrons’ Drinks

The Provoked Wife Patrons’ Drinks

Join us for pre-show drinks with a member of the Creative Team as Director Philip Breen brings his comedy Midas touch to this outspoken restoration romp that shocked 17th Century society.

If you would like to join us, please contact Kate Perry to be added to the guest list for pre-show drinks and arrange performance tickets for you. If you already have tickets booked for this particular performance, please do notify us and we would be delighted if you could join us for complimentary drinks beforehand.
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Swan Theatre
6pm, Wednesday 5 June 2019
Unwrapped

Unwrapped

Our Unwrapped demonstrations offer a peek into the rehearsal room, with the Assistant Director and members of the cast, often our understudies, looking at one or two particular moments from the play. They give an insight into how a scene is taken off the page and onto the stage, with the actors and Assistant Director showing the type of exercises and discussion that took place during rehearsals.
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
2 February 2019
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
20 April 2019
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
11 May 2019
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
29 June 2019
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Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
13 July 2019
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
17 August 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Selected dates, next: 2 February 2019
Venice Preserved Open Understudy Rehearsal

Venice Preserved Open Understudy Rehearsal

This is a chance to find out more about the understudy process at the RSC and see the open understudy rehearsal of Venice Preserved, the restoration tragedy directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah, before joining the creative team post-show for tea and cake.
Upper Circle Bar, RST
20 June 2019

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20 June 2019

Tours

Audition Tours

Audition Tours

Let us show you our best bits!
Take a whistle-stop tour of the RSC and experience the best of 2 of our most popular tours. Starting at TOP, our research and rehearsal hub, travel through the production cycle of a play from the page of a script to a production stage. Peek inside our vast Costume Store and try on some of those used in rehearsals, for the perfect photo opportunity. Your guide will then take you through our gardens to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre where they will divulge the stories behind the public areas and share behind the scenes secrets such as how costumes are made and how effects
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The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
19 November 2018 - 31 March 2020
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Behind the Scenes Tours

Behind the Scenes Tours

These guided tours explore both the public and private areas of the theatre. You will learn about origins of the RSC and its theatres in Stratford, as well as exploring a production in more depth to learn about the theatre making process.

We have a wide range of tours available including exclusive packages for groups on selected dates throughout the year. Why not combine your group tour with morning coffee, cream tea or a trip up the tower?
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 31 March 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Available on selected dates
Front of House Tours

Front of House Tours

Tour the Front of House areas of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and journey from the beginnings of the theatre in 1879 to the modern day. Hear behind the scenes secrets such as how costumes are made and effects are achieved.

We have a wide range of tours available including exclusive packages for groups on selected dates throughout the year. Why not combine your group tour with morning coffee, cream tea or a trip up the tower?
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
26 November 2018 - 31 March 2020
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The Other Place Tours

The Other Place Tours

The Other Place is the RSC’s engine room, home to our new studio theatre, rehearsal rooms and costume store. It's the place we rehearse, perform new writing, and undertake research and development for our new productions.

This fascinating new tour will take you on a journey from page to stage, following our actors and directors from the first day of rehearsals to the first performance. You'll discover how they use costumes and props in rehearsals to inform character development and get to look inside our store of over 30,000 costumes.
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The Other Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
11 December 2018 - 30 March 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
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Touch Tours: Stratford

Touch Tours: Stratford

Touch Tours are offered to visually impaired patrons attending an audio described performance on the same day.
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Touch Tours: Stratford
17 November 2018 - 16 February 2019
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Touch Tours: Barbican
15 - 18 December 2018
Touch Tours: Stratford
13 April - 30 August 2019
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Stratford-upon-Avon
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Tower Visit

Tower Visit

Rising 36 metres above the River Avon, the Tower offers an iconic anchor for our theatres while providing fantastic views of Shakespeare's home town.
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Until 31 March 2020
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Exhibitions

For all time

For all time

For all time is a major artwork commission for the historic Swan Wing, by Brighton-based artist and designer Steven Follen.
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Every day
In My Shoes

In My Shoes

An Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition exploring Art & the Self since the 1990s.

In My Shoes explores the ways in which UK-based artists have represented themselves in their work since the 1990s.
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PACCAR Room, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
From 6 October 2018 to 6 January 2019
Love As A Revolution

Love As A Revolution

Love as a Revolution is inspired by the love-story in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. In her large-scale illustration, artist Jasmine Thompson depicts scenes of courage, solidarity and revolution based on real events, centred around love and compassion. Jasmine invites viewers to take part by writing their own messages of how love and unity can change society.

First shown in Stratford-upon-Avon earlier this year, Jasmine is creating a new version of her mural alongside our London Season.
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Level G, Barbican, London
From 15 October 2018 to 19 January 2019
My RSC Gallery

My RSC Gallery

Discover the winning entries of the My RSC Gallery art competition hidden in the walls of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, created by schools, RSC staff, actors and members of the public.
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Stratford-upon-Avon
Every day
The Play's The Thing
Open 7 days a week

The Play's The Thing

Exhibition

Experience the magic of Shakespeare on stage at our new family friendly exhibition. Full of treasures and jam packed with things to do, The Play’s The Thing reveals the secrets and stories from over 100 years of theatre making in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Swan Cafe, Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
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Every day