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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.

Yesterday marked the 31st anniversary of one of the most infamous moments in musical theatre history. On May 15, 1988, the big-budget Broadway production of Stephen...

Bally Gill has won the 2018 Ian Charleson Award, given to an actor under the age of 30 for playing a classical role. Gill played...

Straddling the line between raucous sex comedy and insightful examination of human folly, John Vanbrugh’s 17th century satire The Provoked Wife boasts more depth...

The Memory of Water – Nottingham Playhouse Katy Stephens stars in a revival of Shelagh Stephenson’s play about three estranged sisters who return home for...

Arts Council England has reiterated calls for Ofsted to only award a good or outstanding rating to schools that have a “strong arts and...

John McEnery was an actor fuelled by a complex, combustible inner life that manifested itself with a dark, compelling energy and often fierce intelligence...

One of the greatest pleasures of theatregoing is stumbling upon something unexpected that can blindside you on an idle Friday afternoon. A couple of weeks...

Comedian, gameshow host, actor – Les Dennis has done it all. As he prepares to make his RSC debut in two Restoration plays, he...

A deaf actor has become the first at the Royal Shakespeare Company to understudy a hearing role using British Sign Language. Charlotte Arrowsmith stepped into...
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