The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is holding redundancy consultations with some employees, and its theatres will not fully reopen before next year.
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The deputy artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company has warned that the theatre world will become unable to support diverse communities if “the pain continues”.
Dame Judi Dench, Dame Harriet Walter and Sir Patrick Stewart will be among the stars discussing their experiences of performing Shakespeare in a series of online conversations for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Tributes have been paid to actor Louis Mahoney, who appeared in Fawlty Towers and Doctor Who, following his death aged 81.
Sir Ian Holm was admired for his Stakhanovite work ethic and rich character portraits, which spanned genres and generations.
It is “not financially viable” for the Royal Shakespeare Company to put on productions with social distancing measures in place inside theatres, according to its executive director.
Fans of William Shakespeare from around the world have taken part in a virtual celebration of the playwright’s 456th birthday.
The National Theatre will stream some of its productions on YouTube for people to see “challenging, entertaining and inspiring” work during the coronavirus lockdown.
There is “snobbery” behind some of the claims disputing the Bard’s identity, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director has said.
The craft of learning Shakespeare must not be “lost”, the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company has said, with tomorrow’s stars often trained more for the screen than the Bard.
The National Galleries of Scotland has severed Portrait Award funding ties with BP over the “climate emergency”.
Zoe Wanamaker has said the National Theatre’s decision to split with oil company Shell over concerns about its environmental impact is a “statement about what is going on in the world”.
An activist theatre group is planning to disrupt the opening of an exhibition about ancient Troy in protest at the British Museum’s sponsorship deal with oil giant BP.
School strikers have threatened to boycott the Royal Shakespeare Company over “sickening” links to oil giant BP.
An Egyptian writer has resigned from the British Museum’s board of trustees over its decision to accept sponsorship from oil giant BP.
Maureen Lipman has criticised fellow star Sir Mark Rylance as “jolly silly” for quitting the Royal Shakespeare Company over BP sponsorship.
Sir Mark Rylance has quit the Royal Shakespeare Company over BP sponsorship.
Representation in the arts has faltered, with the low numbers of disabled people in creative careers remaining largely unchanged, an annual study indicates.
Arts Council England will “pressure” organisations to reveal data on the sexuality of their staff in a drive for diversity.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is bringing David Walliams’s book The Boy In The Dress to the stage after more than six years in the making.
Dame Judi Dench has recalled causing on-stage chaos when she blundered over one of William Shakespeare’s lines, adding in the word “erection”.
Leading lights of British theatre have gathered to celebrate the life of director Sir Peter Hall.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is tackling “truth, corruption and freedom” in two new plays.
Sir Peter Hall was regarded as one of the most important influences this century on British theatre.
The founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former director of the National Theatre, Sir Peter Hall, has died aged 86.
Christopher Eccleston has signed up to star in a “thrillingly dark” and “modern” production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Singer Laura Mvula has revealed her desire to move further into the theatre world after her first run composing for the Royal Shakespeare Company.