Cast Announced for The Djinns of Eidgah_at the Royal Court TheatreThe cast has been announced for The Djinns of Eidgah by Indian playwright Abhishek Majumdar in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs from Fri 18 Oct - Sat 9 Nov (press night Tuesday 22 October). The cast is Danny Ashok, Raj Bajaj, Paul Bazely, Ameet Chana, Jaz Deol, Ayesha Dharker, Vincent Ebrahim, Aysha Kala and Nikesh Patel.
Thu 5 Sep 2013
Cast Announced for Rachel De-Lahay's RoutesThe cast has been announced for Rachel De-lahay's new play Routes, which opens in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court from 20 September (press night 25 September).
Mon 19 Aug 2013
Pussy Riot: One Year OnThe Royal Court Theatre today observes the passing of one year since Russia's feminist punk band Pussy Riot was found guilty of hooliganism after being arrested for an impromptu anti-Putin protest in Moscow's main cathedral
Fri 16 Aug 2013
New Plays from Chile at Royal Court TheatreThe Royal Court Theatre will stage a week of readings by Chilean playwrights from 10 to 14 September, the culmination of two years' work in Santiago. The readings coincide with the 40th anniversary of the military coup d'état (11 September 1973), which overthrew Salvador Allende's democratic government, leading to General Pinochet's rise to power.
Wed 14 Aug 2013
Cast Announced for Dennis Kelly's Gorge MastromasThe cast has been announced for Dennis Kelly's new play The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas, which runs from 5 Sep - 19 Oct.
Thu 8 Aug 2013
Paul BhattacharjeeWe are deeply shocked and completely devastated at the loss of our dear friend and brilliant colleague. Paul has been such an important part of the world of theatre in so many ways and we shall miss him terribly. We can't even begin to imagine the impact his loss will have on everyone who knew him and all of our thoughts are with his loved ones.
Thu 18 Jul 2013
Royal Court Theatre- Sep 2013 - Feb 2014 Season AnnouncedVicky Featherstone announces her first season as Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre.
Mon 8 Jul 2013
Ken Livingstone taken hostage as part of Kids CourtFormer Mayor of London Ken Livingstone will be held hostage by a group of young playwrights aged 8-11, when they take over the Royal Court Theatre this summer (17-20 July) with a week of plays, workshops and special events.
Fri 28 Jun 2013
Open Court Launch EventOpen Court was officially launched last night with a special event in the newly decked out Royal Court Bar & Kitchen.
Fri 14 Jun 2013
Cast Announced for Weekly RepThe Royal Court Theatre's company of 14 actors has been announced. The ensemble will perform in the Weekly Rep, performing six plays in six weeks as part of Open Court - a festival of plays, ideas and events chosen and suggested by a group of over 140 writers in new Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone's first summer at the helm from 10 June
Wed 5 Jun 2013
Royal Court Theatre Tackles the Big IdeaThe Royal Court Theatre tackles 'the big idea' this summer, as part of Open Court - a six week festival (10 June - 20 July) of plays, ideas and events chosen and suggested by a group of over 140 writers in new Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone's first summer at the helm.
Tue 21 May 2013
Jerwood Theatre Upstairs Recognised at 2013 Olivier AwardsThe Royal Court Theatre's Jerwood Theatre Upstairs was recognised in the category for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre at the Olivier Awards last night (Sunday).
Mon 29 Apr 2013
Vicky Featherstone announces Summer 2013 at Royal CourtIn her first summer at the helm of the Royal Court Theatre, new Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone will hand over the building to the playwrights in Open Court - a six week festival (10 June - 20 July) of plays, ideas and events chosen and suggested by a group of over 140 writers.
Fri 19 Apr 2013
Beckett's Landmark Work Not I to Return to the Royal Court Theatre after 40 yearsSamuel Beckett's landmark one-woman piece Not I will return to the Royal Court Theatre, 40 years after the theatre held its UK premiere in a performance by Lisa Dwan from 22, 23, 24 May in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Fri 12 Apr 2013
Cast Announced for Narrative by Anthony NeilsonThe cast has been announced for Anthony Neilson's new play Narrative at the Royal Court Theatre. Zawe Ashton, Imogen Doel, Brian Doherty, Christine Entwisle, Barnaby Power and Oliver Rix will work with Anthony Neilson in the rehearsal room to create a new play opening in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs on 5 April (press night 10 April).
Fri 15 Mar 2013
Cast Announced for New Plays from Georgia and UkraineThe Royal Court Theatre announces a season of readings by Georgian and Ukrainian playwrights from 12 to 16 March to complement the run of Polish writer Anna Wakulik's A Time to Reap in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs.
Fri 8 Mar 2013
Cast Announced for The Low Road by Bruce NorrisThe cast of Bruce Norris' new play The Low Road has been confirmed, with a company of 19, opening at the Royal Court on Friday 22 March until Saturday 11 May in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs (press night 27 March)
Mon 11 Feb 2013