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Coveted role: Paapa Essiedu in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Hamlet. Photo: Tristram Kenton Coveted role: Paapa Essiedu in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Hamlet. Photo: Tristram Kenton

Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a producing theatre company based in Stratford-upon-Avon. Previous productions include Matilda the Musical, Les Miserables, Wolf Hall and Othello starring Ian McKellen.

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In a year in which we’ve already seen Tamsin Greig as Malvolia in Simon Godwin’s Twelfth Night at the National Theatre and Emma Rice’s...

Plans for a major new costume workshop at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon have been given the green light by the local council. The...

Life could have turned out very differently for the rising star of stage and screen, who opted for a career in acting rather than...

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