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The Royal Shakespeare Company is the world's leading classical theatre company. It is committed to presenting Shakespeare in a vibrant and living context and developing new writing alongside classical works. The company will be redeveloping its base in Stratford over the coming years.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £15,675,270
  • 2013-2014: £16,035,801
  • 2014-2015: £16,466,778

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Love's Labour's Won | Synopsis | Royal Shakespeare Company

Director Christopher Luscombe explains the story of Love's Labour's Won, now playing in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/loves-labours-won/?from=wo-mdd

Love's Labour's Lost | Synopsis | Royal Shakespeare Company

Director Christopher Luscombe explains the story of Love's Labour's Lost, now playing in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/loves-labours-lost/?from=wo-mdd

Love's Labour's Lost & Love's Labour's Won | Onstage Trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

The five star Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won (Much Ado About Nothing) are now playing in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Find out more and buy tickets at www.rsc.org.uk

Rooftop Restaurant | Royal Shakespeare Company

See what's on offer at the Rooftop Restaurant at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Serving modern British food in a stunning setting, the Rooftop Restaurant serves food from 11:30am. Join us for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or cocktails.

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The Shoemaker's Holiday | Trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

Shoes. Sexy since 1599. Filled with fun, frivolity, a little scandal and plenty of laughs, The Shoemaker's Holiday is set in the London of 1599 in a world of class, conflict and cobblers in love. The Shoemaker's Holiday opens in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon on 11 December. www.rsc.org.uk/shoemaker

The Christmas Truce | Synopsis | Royal Shakespeare Company

Director Erica Whyman explains the story of The Christmas Truce, from a glorious summer's day in 1914 to the trenches and a truce on the Western Front that the men and women involved would never forget. http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/the-christmas-truce/

Henry IV Parts I & II | Cinema Trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV Parts I & II, directed by Gregory Doran opens at London's Barbican from 29 November 2014. Find out more about the show: http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Nicholas Gerard-Martin | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Nicholas Gerard-Martin tells us more about playing the First Carrier in Henry IV Parts I & II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Nia Gwynne | Henry IV Parts I & II | Royal Shakespeare Company

Nia Gwynne tells us more about playing Doll Tearsheet in Henry IV Part II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Antony Sher | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Antony Sher tells us more about playing Sir John Falstaff in Henry IV Parts I & II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Elliot Barnes-Worrell | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Elliot Barnes-Worrell tells us more about playing Francis in Henry IV Part I. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Alex Hassell | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Alex Hassell tells us more about playing Prince Hal in Henry IV Parts I & II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Paola Dionisotti | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Paola Dionisotti tells us more about playing Mistress Quickly in Henry IV Parts I & II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Martin Bassindale | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Martin Bassindale tells us more about the character of Peto in Henry IV Parts I & II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Antony Byrne | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Antony Byrne tells us more about the character of Pistol in Henry IV Part II. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Sam Marks | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Sam Marks tells us more about the character of Poins in Henry IV Part I. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Jonny Glynn | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Jonny Glynn tells us more about the character of Rakehell in Henry IV Part I. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

Meet the actors - Leigh Quinn | Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Leigh Quinn tells us more about playing a nun and a whore in Henry IV Part I. Henry IV Parts I & II plays at London's Barbican from 29 November - 24 January. Find out more at http://www.rschistories.org.uk/

The Christmas Truce | Trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

Christmas Eve. 1914. Something astonishing is about to happen… Our winter family production The Christmas Truce tells the incredible and inspirational story of real events 100 years ago, when across no-man’s land, guns were set aside, carols were sung and an unforgettable game of football took place. Phil Porter’s uplifting new play for families celebrates a truly remarkable Christmas story. The Christmas Truce opens on 29 November in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. www.rsc.org.uk/truce

Summary | Oppenheimer | Royal Shakespeare Company

Director Angus Jackson describes the story of Oppenheimer, the new play by Tom Morton-Smith. Discover more about the play at http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/oppenheimer/

Synopsis | The Shoemaker's Holiday | Royal Shakespeare Company

Director Phillip Breen describes the story of playThe Shoemaker's Holiday. Discover more at http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/the-shoemakers-holiday/

What the audience thinks | Love's Labour's Won| Royal Shakespeare Company

The audience of Love's Labour's Won, directed by Christopher Luscombe, say what they thought of the show. Love's Labour's Won is playing in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre until 14 March 2015. http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/loves-labours-won/

Music for Henry IV | Royal Shakespeare Company

Composers Paul Englishby (Henry IV, Parts I and II) and Edward Gregson (History plays 1988-92) on composing for the stage and for Henry IV Parts I and II. They also talk about a new project of RSC Recordings to release a CD of music for current productions combined with music from past productions of the same play.

Richard II Schools' Broadcast Q&A | Royal Shakespeare Company

Live Q&A from the 15 November 2013 Schools' Broadcast of Richard II. Featuring David Tennant who plays Richard II and RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran.

What the audience thinks | Love's Labour's Lost | Royal Shakespeare Company

The audience of Love's Labour's Lost, directed by Christopher Luscombe, say what they thought of the show. Love's Labour's Lost is playing in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre until 14 March 2015. http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/loves-labours-lost/

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