London theatre news
RSC returning to Barbican
23 June 2021
The Comedy of Errors from the RSC will transfer to the Barbican for 6 weeks from 16 November following its summer season in Stratford-upon-Avon and a national tour.
RSC Hamlet on tour
17 May 2017
The RSC's Hamlet, with Paapa Essiedu as the Prince of Denmark, will be touring from January 2018 and is slated to stop-off at the Hackney Empire from 6 to 31 March.
RSC's Rome Season
12 May 2017
Tickets now on sale for the RSC's Rome season at the Barbican which starts from 6 November 2017.
Queen Anne at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
24 February 2017
Helen Edmundon's play exploring the little-known story of a monarch caught between friendship and duty is heading to London's West End from 30 June 2017.
Techno Tempest transfers to Barbican
19 December 2016
London audiences get the chance to see the RSC's technological version of Shakespeare's final play from 30 June to 18 August at the Barbican Theatre, following a sell-out run in Stratford-upon-Avon. Booking now open.
A Play For The Nation
23 May 2016
This production of A Midsummer Night's Dream by the Royal Shakespeare Company, featuring amateur companies, is now touring again after its run at the Barbican.
Cinema screening - RSC Hamlet
4 March 2016
Opening on 12 March 2016 at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, this version of Shakespeare's ever-popular tragedy will have a live cinema screening on 8 June 2016 in the UK and selected countries worldwide. Watch the trailer ...
Hamlet - Royal Shakespeare Company
15 February 2016
At the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon from 12 March to 13 August 2016, and broadcast live to UK cinemas and selected countries worldwide on 8 June 2016 ...
This Realm, This England
10 January 2016
A lighting installation developed by the Royal Shakespeare Company is running at the Barbican Centre (Mezzanine level) until 24 January 2016.
King & Country - RSC at the Barbican
8 January 2016
The RSC's residency at the Barbican culminates this month with a major theatreical event to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death - its complete cycle of Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry V in repertoire.