Royal Shakespeare Company

Oppenheimer at the Vaudeville Theatre

The RSC’s critically acclaimed Oppenheimer transfers to London’s Vaudeville Theatre for a strictly limited 8 week season from 27 March 2015 until 23 May 2015.

The RSC’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies

Following sell-out audiences in Stratford, the RSC’s new versions of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies transfers to the West End’s Aldwych Theatre.

Matilda The Musical Casting Announcement

From 3 September 2013, James Clyde will join the adult company in London as Mr Wormwood, Lisa Davina Phillip as Mrs Phelps and Joshua Wyatt as Michael Wormwood. As previously announced, they will join Olivier Award nominated Canadian actor Alex Gaumond in the role of Miss Trunchbull and Kay Murphy as Mrs Wormwood.

RSC’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Noel Coward Theatre

Part of the World Shakespeare Festival, the RSC brings its new production of Much Ado About Nothing into the West End. Iqbal Khan makes his RSC directorial debut with a vibrant and colourful Indian setting, starring Meera Syal.

RSC’s Julius Caesar at the Noel Coward Theatre

The RSC transfer their acclaimed new production of Julius Caesar from Stratford to the Nöel Coward Theatre in London as part of the World Shakespeare Festival. Gregory Doran directs a cast that includes Ray Fearon, Paterson Joseph, Jeffery Kissoon and Cyril Nri.

Written on the Heart at the Duchess Theatre

David Edgar’s play Written On The Heart has transferred from the RSC’s Swan Theatre to the Duchess Theatre in the West End. Directed by Greg Doran, this fascinating play about the creation of the King James Bible stars Oliver Ford Davies and Stephen Boxer.

Shafting the incumbent: When shows gazump

In the business world, it always feels slightly wrong when a company heralds the arrival of a fabulous new executive whilst their predecessor is still sat at their desks.

Royal Mail launches RSC stamps

The Royal Mail has launched a new set of stamps to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Matilda West End Transfer

The Royal Shakespeare Company world premiere production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda, A Musical will transfer to the West End in autumn 2011 for an open-ended run.

Second chance to see Into The Woods

Download service Digital Theatre has released filmed performances of a number of acclaimed West End shows from 2010, including Into the Woods, All My Sons and As You Like It.

Clybourne Park scoops awards

Bruce Norris’s new play Clybourne Park, produced by the Royal Court last year and transferring to the Wyndham’s Theatre from 28 January, has scooped two major best new play awards.

New shows this Winter

Winter in the West End is always a vibrant time, with countless new shows opening throughout London. This year is no exception with a bewildering array of new and classic plays, hefty revivals, Broadway musicals and a high star count.

Is televising theatre a good thing?

With the announcement that David Tennant’s Hamlet is to be televised for BBC2 we ponder the question: is televising theatre a good thing?

London Theatre – 2009 Preview

West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend.

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