The Big Idea: BirdlandThe Big Idea continues at the Royal Court Theatre, with a talk by philosopher Angie Hobbs on Saturday 10 May, Plato on Fame and Status and a new short play by Chris Thorpe, in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs on Saturday 10 May
Thu 17 Apr 2014
New Plays From South Africa And Ukraine at Royal CourtSouth Africa and Ukraine, two countries currently navigating massive political change, will be centre stage at the Royal Court Theatre this May.
Wed 2 Apr 2014
Rory Mullarkey awarded Pinter CommissionPlaywright Rory Mullarkey received the 2014 Pinter Commission today (Tuesday 25 March) - an award given annually by Lady Antonia Fraser, Harold Pinter's widow, to support a new commission at the Royal Court Theatre.
Wed 26 Mar 2014
The Big Idea: Why Write a Feminist Play?Playwrights Abi Morgan (The Mistress Contract) and Nick Payne (Blurred Lines) joined Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone on stage last night to ask why write a feminist play, as part of The Big Idea - one of a series of events inspired by the breadth of ideas in The Mistress Contract, currently playing in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Fri 14 Mar 2014
The Big Idea: Should We Contract Our Sex Lives?Should We Contract Our Sex Lives? was the burning question at the Royal Court last night, in The Big Idea - one of a series of events inspired by the breadth of ideas in Abi Morgan's The Mistress Contract, currently playing in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
Thu 13 Mar 2014
Primetime: New plays by children showcased at Royal Court TheatreNew short plays written by children aged 8 to 11 will be showcased at the Royal Court Theatre from 28 to 31 May in Primetime, before embarking on a free tour to primary schools across London in June 2014.
Fri 7 Mar 2014
Cast Announced for Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's new play, KhandanThe cast has been announced for Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's new play, Khandan (Family) at Birmingham Repertory Theatre (22 May to 7 June) and Royal Court Theatre (11 - 28 June). The cast includes Sudha Bhuchar, Neil D'Souza, Preeya Kalidas, Rez Kempton and Zita Sattar.
Wed 5 Mar 2014
Full Cast Announced for Simon Stephens Birdland at Royal Court TheatreThe cast has been announced for Simon Stephens' new play Birdland at the Royal Court Theatre in London (3 April to 31 May - press night 9 April), which looks at fame, money and an out-of-control front man. The full cast is Nikki Amuka-Bird, Daniel Cerqueira, Yolanda Kettle, Alex Price, Charlotte Randle and Andrew Scott.
Wed 26 Feb 2014
Dominic Cooke Awarded CBEDominic Cooke, Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre from 2007-2013 was awarded a CBE in the 2014 New Year's Honours List for services to drama.
Thu 2 Jan 2014
Saskia Reeves and Danny Webb announced in The Mistress ContractSaskia Reeves and Danny Webb will play 'She' and 'He' in The Mistress Contract, a new play by Abi Morgan, which opens in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre on Wednesday 5 February (previews from 30 January) and has been extended for two weeks until Saturday 22 March.*
Fri 13 Dec 2013
BECKETT TRILOGY TO TRANSFER FROM ROYAL COURT THEATRE TO WEST END AHEAD OF NATIONAL TOUR
Fri 13 Dec 2013
Gastronauts Food ResearchA look at what research the writers and creators of Gastronauts looked at while creating the show.
Tue 26 Nov 2013
Rachel De-lahay wins Most Promising Playwright AwardRachel De-lahay won the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards, held on Sunday 17 November at the Savoy Hotel.
Tue 19 Nov 2013
VICKY FEATHERSTONE ANNOUNCES A SEASON OF WORLD PREMIERES, CO-PRODUCTIONS AND TOURING UNTIL JULY 2014The Royal Court Theatre announces its programme from January to July 2014 today (Wednesday 13 November), including new plays from John Donnelly, Simon Stephens and Tim Crouch, as well as collaborating with regional theatres across the UK to present London runs of work by Vivienne Franzmann, Jennifer Haley and Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti.
Tue 12 Nov 2013
Gastronauts at Royal CourtGastronauts, the Royal Court Theatre's theatrical dining experience created by writer April De Angelis, Nessah Muthy and director Wils Wilson begins rehearsal this week and opens on 21 November in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Wed 23 Oct 2013
The Big Idea BeliefThe Big Idea continues at the Royal Court Theatre in October offering audiences radical thinking and provocative discussion inspired by the work on stage. The Big Idea: Belief starts on Monday 28 October and explores the breadth of ideas in Rachel De-lahay's Routes, Abhishek Majumdar's The Djinns of Eidgah and Suhayla El-Bushra's Pigeons, which embarks on a London schools tour in November.
Tue 15 Oct 2013