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THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: Sir John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. But it’s the women of Windsor who pull the strings in this story. Rumour, gossip and scandal take centre stage in this Blanche McIntyre directed production. 5 June – 7 September 2024

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL: Before Bridgerton there was Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The School for Scandal, a biting comedy of manners in five acts. With sky-high hair and period flair, this story of 18th Century high society is directed by Tinuke Craig. 2 July – 6 September 2024

ROMEO & JULIET: The ultimate tale of forbidden love, Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece is told through dance as the Northern Ballet visit the RSC for the first time. One of Northern Ballet’s most beloved and critically acclaimed productions. 19 – 28 September 2024

OTHELLO: Multi-award-winning actor John Douglas Thompson makes his RSC debut in the title role opposite Will Keen as Iago and Juliet Rylance as Desdemona. 11 October – 23 November 2024

TWELFTH NIGHT: Prasanna Puwanarajah directs Shakespeare’s comedic tale of unrequited love and mix-ups. 5 December 2024 – 18 January 2025

HAMLET: A student is called home to find his life turned upside down. Sent by the ghost of his father to avenge his brutal death, Hamlet’s mission to expose the truth is a perilous journey of madness, murder and lost love. Luke Thallon takes the title role, reuniting with Olivier award-winning director Rupert Goold. 8 February – 29 March 2025

THE SWAN THEATRE

PERICLES: When Prince Pericles flees for safety, he finds himself on an epic voyage through storms, shipwrecks, abduction and loss. Co-Artistic Director Tamara Harvey directs Alfred Enoch in a major new production of Shakespeare’s late romance. 26 July – 21 September 2024

THE RED SHOES: Kimberley Rampersad directs a magical new staging of the classic fairy tale The Red Shoes for families, adapted by Nancy Harris with music by Marc Teitler. 7 November 2024 – 19 January 2025

EDWARD II: Double Olivier Award-winning actor and RSC Co-Artistic Director Daniel Evans makes his much-anticipated return to the RSC stage in a new production of Christopher Marlowe’s rarely performed tragedy directed by Daniel Raggett. 21 February – 5 April 2025

THE OTHER PLACE

THE NEW REAL: A major new political play by David Edgar receives its world premiere, directed by Artistic Director of Headlong Theatre Holly Race Roughan. 3 October – 2 November 2024

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