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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 Lost Schools' Broadcast Q&A | Royal Shakespeare Company

Live Q&A from our Schools' Broadcast of Love's Labour's Lost on 19 March. Featuring Nick Haverson and Peter McGovern who played Costard and Moth in the production.

Act 1 Scene 1 | Love's Labour's Won | Royal Shakespeare Company

Watch Michelle Terry as Beatrice and Edward Bennett as Benedick in Act 1 Scene 1 of our production of Love's Labour's Won (or Much Ado about Nothing) directed by Christopher Luscombe. The production played in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon and was screened around the world.

Trailer | Wendy & Peter Pan | Royal Shakespeare Company

Wendy, Peter, Tink, Captain Hook and the Lost Boys are waiting to take you on an unforgettable journey... Wendy & Peter Pan opens in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 17 November Find out more and buy tickets - http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/wendy-and-peter-pan/

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The Jew of Malta | Synopsis | Royal Shakespeare Company

Justin Audibert, who directed The Jew of Malta explains what the play is about. The Jew of Malta plays in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon until 8 September 2015.

Trailer | Love's Sacrifice | Royal Shakespeare Company

www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/loves-sacrifice/ Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon 11 April 2015 – 24 June 2015 Struck by love at first sight, the Duke of Pavia has married the beautiful Bianca. Unknown to him, his best friend Fernando has also fallen for Bianca, and with each day that passes he finds it harder to conceal his true feelings. Ford’s rarely performed play is a thrilling revenge tragedy powered by the destructive force of unrequited love.

The Jew of Malta I Trailer I Royal Shakespeare Company

Trailer for The Jew of Malta, now playing in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon with Jasper Britton as Barabas. www.rsc.org.uk/malta

A Mad World My Masters | Onstage Trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/a-mad-world-my-masters/ A Mad World My Masters transfers to the Barbican for a limited season from 29 April - 9 May 2015, following its 2013 hit run in Stratford-upon-Avon and nationwide tour. Find out more at http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/a-mad-world-my-masters/

BSL Introduction to the Love's Labour's Lost Schools' Broadcast

A British Sign Language introduction to our Schools' Broadcast of Love's Labour's Lost, which tells the story of the play and explains the signs that the BSL interpreter will be using during the broadcast.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona DVD trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

***NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER*** http://bit.ly/18hD0op Simon Godwin directs Shakespeare’s exuberant romantic comedy, the first time in 45 years that The Two Gentlemen of Verona has been performed in full production on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage. The Two Gentlemen of Verona was recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The production was broadcast live to cinemas on 3 September 2014. The DVD includes a director’s commentary with Simon Godwin and Assistant Director Lily McLeish. DVDs will be dispatched from 30th March Running Time: 142 minutes + 10 minutes of extras Subtitles: EN / FR / DE Discs: 1 Region: 0 Worldwide Video format: NTSC http://bit.ly/18hD0op

Creating the Worlds | The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Royal Shakespeare Company

Simon Godwin discusses the different worlds in his 2014 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Valentine | The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Royal Shakespeare Company

Michael Marcus discusses the character of Valentine in Simon Godwin's 2014 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Silvia | The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Royal Shakespeare Company

Sarah MacRae discusses the character of Silvia in Simon Godwin's 2014 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Proteus | The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Royal Shakespeare Company

Mark Arends discusses the character of Proteus in Simon Godwin's 2014 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Julia | The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Royal Shakespeare Company

Pearl Chanda discusses the character of Julia in Simon Godwin's 2014 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Royal Shakespeare Company.

A Mad World My Masters | UK Tour Trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company & English Touring Theatre

Tickets & Info: http://po.st/therscyt The Royal Shakespeare Company in association with English Touring Theatre present: A Mad World My Masters By Thomas Middleton Edited by Sean Foley and Phil Porter Directed by Sean Foley

Trailer | Oppenheimer | Royal Shakespeare Company

http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/oppenheimer/ Directed by Angus Jackson with John Heffernan taking the role of Oppenheimer, Tom Morton-Smith's new play takes us into the heart of the Manhattan Project to reveal the personal cost of making history. http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/oppenheimer/

Composing the music | Love's Labour's Won | Royal Shakespeare Company

http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/loves-labours-won/ Composer Nigel Hess talks about creating the music for the RSC's Love's Labour's Won (better known as Much Ado About Nothing).

RSC Schools' Broadcast Trailer - Love's Labour's Lost & Much Ado About Nothing (Love's Labour's Won)

Watch the trailer for our free schools' broadcasts of Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (Love's Labour's Won).

The Head That Wears a Crown trailer | Education | Royal Shakespeare Company

http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/the-head-that-wears-a-crown/ Trailer for ‘The Head that Wears a Crown’. Young people engaged in the RSC’s Learning and Performance Network perform scenes from Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V in six regions throughout March 2015. Music: 'Bethany' by Ian Alex Mac http://www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/the-head-that-wears-a-crown/

Winter Season 2015 | Royal Shakespeare Company

September 2015 – January 2016 season announced We are excited to announce our new season, including Henry V, Wendy & Peter Pan, Hecuba, Queen Anne and Love for Love. Become a Member or Supporter for Priority Booking. Supporters’ Priority Booking opens from 26 February, Members’ Priority Booking opens from 2 March.

Live from Stratford-upon-Avon | Designing Love's Labour's Lost & Love's Labour's Won

Designer Simon Higlett tells us more about creating the model box for Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won. This is a short extract of a film which will be shown as part of the live to cinema broadcast of Love's Labour's Lost on 11 February 2015. For more information visit http://onscreen.rsc.org.uk

Oppenheimer I What the audience thinks I Royal Shakespeare Company

Oppenheimer by Tom Morton-Smith is now playing in the Swan Theatre directed by Angus Jackson. Must end 7 March Find out more - www.rsc.org.uk/oppenheimer

Henry IV DVD and Blu-ray trailer | Royal Shakespeare Company

***NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER*** RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs Shakespeare's epic pair of plays with a cast including Antony Sher as Sir John Falstaff, Jasper Britton as King Henry and Alex Hassell as Prince Hal. www.rsc.org.uk/shop/category/e23c4cb0-951d-46a5-91ac-b7ece81c43cd/ Henry IV Parts I & II were recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The productions were broadcast live to cinemas on 14 May and 18 June 2014 respectively. This box set includes an exclusive special edition double-sided poster and a commentary by Director Gregory Doran and Assistant Director Owen Horsley. Running time: 336 minutes + 47 minutes of extras Discs: 4 Subtitles: EN / FR / DE Region: All regions Part I With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. As his father gets ready to defend his crown, Prince Hal is languishing in the taverns and brothels of London, revelling in the company of his friend, the notorious Sir John Falstaff. With the onset of war, Hal must confront his responsibilities to family and throne. Part II King Henry's health is failing but he is uncertain Hal is a worthy heir. Meanwhile, Falstaff is sent to the countryside to recruit fresh troops, where he gleefully indulges in the business of lining his own pockets. As the King's health continues to worsen, Hal must choose between duty and loyalty to an old friend in Shakespeare's heartbreaking conclusion to this pair of plays. DVDs will be dispatched from 2nd February www.rsc.org.uk/shop/category/e23c4cb0-951d-46a5-91ac-b7ece81c43cd/

Gregory Doran on Death of a Salesman | Royal Shakespeare Company

Artistic Director talks about the background and story of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.

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