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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.

BP's chief executive has spoken out against the criticism that surrounds the oil and gas company's sponsorship of arts organisations, claiming he receives "overwhelming...

Despite coming to acting late in life, making his professional debut at the age of 31, Freddie Jones sustained a rich and varied career...

Costume departments working on some of theatre's biggest shows are bracing themselves for a no-deal Brexit, warning there could be significant disruption if materials...

Rain falls, wolves howl in the woods, and a pianist plays an obscure, discordant composition by Erik Satie. Fully embracing an offbeat gothic tone,...

There’s no denying that Shakespeare’s bitter comedy of sleazy politicians and sexual extortion remains as resonant today as it ever was. Helmed by Royal Shakespeare...

Mark Rylance has resigned as an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company because of its continued sponsorship by fossil-fuel giant BP. The actor has...

Writers working for the Royal Court, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company will see their minimum rates of pay increase by 2%...

Richard Eyre has criticised gender-swapped Shakespeare productions that make changes to the text for losing the beat and rhythm of the playwright's words. The former...

Written in the tumultuous decades following the English Restoration, Thomas Otway’s 1682 tragedy Venice Preserved is a strikingly bleak and misanthropic melodrama, which vividly...
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